Law360, New York (July 25, 2017, 5:05 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge on Monday adopted the recommendations of a magistrate judge that said Miami Seaquarium should be awarded more than $24,000 for the costs incurred defending a suit over a captive orca, overruling the objections of plaintiff People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Inc.
U.S. District Judge Ursula Ungaro said she agreed that Seaquarium, as the prevailing party in the case, was entitled to $24,220.86 in costs. In adopting the recommendation of U.S. Magistrate Judge Alicia M. Otazo-Reyes, the court rejected PETA’s initial argument that the Endangered Species Act overrode the procedural obligation to award costs to the...
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