Protection of Wild Foxes and Coyotes

Protection of Wild Foxes and Coyotes
Case Name: 
Animal Legal Defense Fund, et al. v. Robert Carter, in his official capacity as Director of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources
Nature of Case: 

The Animal Welfare Institute and its co-plaintiffs have brought suit against the Indiana Department of Natural Resources over the Department’s decision to waive state permit requirements for a coyote and fox penning facility.

Court: 
The Marion Superior Court (Indianapolis, Indiana)
Year Filed: 
2010
Plaintiffs: 
The Animal Legal Defense Fund, Jeff Altman, Project Coyote, Laura Nirenberg, Animal Welfare Institute, Jeremy Maines, Alice Zimmerman
Defendants: 
Robert Carter, in his official capacity as Director of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources
Status: 

Discovery is on-going.
Default judgment entered in favor of plaintiffs - November 30, 2012

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