Possible Future Circuit Split re: Bald & Golden Eagles Protection Act

An interesting question is brewing in the Ninth and Tenth Circuits — whether the administration of the National Eagle Repository (created by the USFWS as a means to create an exception to the Bald and Golden Eagles Protection Act for American Indians) is unconstitutional as applied to American Indians.

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Stanley Fish on Religious Freedom

Stanley Fish, as always, has something interesting to say about the law. In this post (“Monkey Business“) on his NYT’s blog, “Think Again,” Fish describes a case in federal court (S.D. N.Y.) about a claim that the importation of “bushmeat” for religious purposes that otherwise would violate the Convention on International Trade of Endangered Species.

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