BREAKING NEWS: Maine Lobstermen’s Association Motion to Expedite Appeal Granted

(October 19, 2022) On October 18, a federal appeals court sided with the Maine Lobstermen’s Association (MLA) in granting the MLA’s request to expedite consideration of its appeal of the decision in Maine Lobstermen’s Association v. National Marine Fisheries Service. The Court rarely grants motions to expedite. On October 11, the MLA announced that it has retained former U.S. Solicitor General Paul Clement and had filed for expedited consideration of MLA’s appeal to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia in its lawsuit to reverse a scientifically flawed federal whale plan that will cripple Maine’s lobster industry. >click to read the full press release< 14:06

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