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Hunters' fight to bring polar bear trophies home

...effective date of the Listing Rule, and that they are now paying to store their trophies in Canada indefinitely," Judge Emmet Sullivan wrote in the decision."Nonetheless, this Court can only overturn the Service's disposition of plaintiffs' permit...
Judge tells Interior to clarify polar bear status

...whether polar bears, at risk because of global warming, are endangered under federal law. U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan wants the Interior Department to clarify a Bush-era decision that polar bears were merely threatened rather than...
Judge orders more environmental review of global warming's threat to polar bears Interior Department rule concerning the threat to polar bears posed by global warming.U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan ruled Monday that the Bush administration did not complete a required environmental review when it said the bear's...
Judge won't to seal probe of Stevens prosecutors

...but said he will not hold them criminally responsible for their "ill-gotten verdict."U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan ordered that a 500-page report into the Justice Department's botched corruption case against Stevens be released...
Judge sets deadlines in polar bear listing case

...threatened" species instead of the more-protective "endangered." The written order issued Thursday by Judge Emmet Sullivan of the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., follows an October hearing on multiple lawsuits challenging...
Judge lifts contempt against Stevens prosecutors

...order, but some still face possible criminal charges over their mishandling of the case. U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan lifted his contempt finding against three senior Justice Department attorneys, but declined one of lawyers' request...
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Empire editorial: Turning a blind eye toward justice

...misconduct perpetrated by Department of Justice prosecutors in the case of U.S. v. Theodore Stevens.Federal Judge Emmet Sullivan had ordered an exhaustive investigation into the case and the outcome resulted in a statement by Judge Sullivan which...
Judge demands criminal probe of Stevens prosecutors

...seen anything approaching the mishandling and misconduct that I've seen in this case," U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan said. Sullivan appointed a special prosecutor to investigate Justice Department lawyers who repeatedly withheld evidence...
Ex-Sen. Stevens case attorney can force testimony

...investigation and key witness Bill Allen and his attorney. The subpoena authority was approved by U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan, who presided over Stevens' trial last year. When the Stevens case fell apart over charges of prosecutorial misconduct...
Holder encourages lawyers

...need to sit back because of criticism about problems with Stevens' trial and conviction. U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan on Tuesday accepted Holder's request to throw out Stevens' conviction and dismiss all charges against the 85-year-old...


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