Published October 30th, 2017 by Budd-Falen Law Offices, L.L.C.
Last week, Budd-Falen Law Offices L.L.C. filed its Brief on behalf of WY-MT Land Stewardship, LLC, Wyoming Stock Growers Association, Wyoming Association of Conservation Districts, Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation, Wyoming Wool Growers Asssociation, and Utah Farm Bureau Federation (Petitioners), as Amicus Curiae Supporting Petitioner’s Petition for Writ of Certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court. Petitioners are requesting certiorari to resolve a conflict between several Circuit Courts of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court’s precedent as to the extent of Congress’ power under the Commerce Clause and the Necessary and Proper Clause, and asserts that the federal government has no constitutional authority to regulate the taking of Utah prairie dogs on non-federal land under the Endangered Species Act. A link to the brief: