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Rhode Island Fishermen's Alliance, Inc. v. Rhode Island Dep't of Envtl. Mgmt., No. 08-2390

By FindLaw Staff on October 26, 2009 3:40 PM

In plaintiffs' case challenging the constitutionality of regulations promulgated by defendants imposing restrictions on lobster fishing, district court appropriately exercised federal question jurisdiction over the case and its judgment is affirmed and the merits ruling is upheld for substantially the reasons set forth in the district court's opinion.     

Read Rhode Island Fishermen's Alliance, Inc. v. Rhode Island Dep't of Envtl. Mgmt., No. 08-2390

Appellate Information

Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island

Decided October 23, 2009

Judges

Before:  Torruella, Seyla, and Howard, Circuit Judges

Opinion by: Selya, Circuit Judge

Counsel

For Appellant:   Robert J. Caron

For Appellee:  Sean H. Donahue and Gary E. Powers, Chief Deputy Legal Counsel, Department of Environmental Management, Donahue & Goldberg, LLP, Terence J. Tierney, Special Assistant Attorney General, Mark A. McSally, and Kelly, Kelleher, Reilly & Simpson

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