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Whale of an Opportunity: Coast Guard Study of Los Angeles/Long Beach Port Access Routes Holds Great Potential for Reducing Ship Strikes within Santa Barbara Channel

Brian P. Segee* [ Click Here to Comment ][ download PDF ] Introduction As global whale populations slowly recover from historic hunting that brought numerous species to the brink of extinction, the increasing number of whales killed by collisions with ships threatens to slow or even reverse this recovery in some areas. Along the west

Levine v. Vilsack: When “Likely” Actually Means “Definitely”

Bruce Wagman & Lisa McCurdy* [ Click Here to Comment! ][ download PDF ] Sometimes procedural rulings allow courts to avoid important decisions that would otherwise make social and ethical declarations about the duality of American values with respect to animals. Stark evidence of that comes with the recent Ninth Circuit opinion in Levine v.

Mar 08, 2010