89 Cited authorities

  1. Winter v. Natural Res. Def. Council, Inc.

    555 U.S. 7 (2008)   Cited 12,290 times   44 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a party seeking a preliminary injunction "must establish that he is likely to succeed on the merits, that he is likely to suffer irreparable harm in the absence of preliminary relief, that the balance of equities tips in his favor, and that an injunction is in the public interest"
  2. Lujan v. Defs. of Wildlife

    504 U.S. 555 (1992)   Cited 21,997 times   122 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a sufficient specification of when the injury in fact will occur is necessary
  3. Kokkonen v. Guardian Life Ins. Co. of America

    511 U.S. 375 (1994)   Cited 13,632 times   5 Legal Analyses
    Holding that absent a reservation of jurisdiction in the stipulated dismissal order, federal courts lack jurisdiction to consider enforcement of a settlement agreement
  4. Steel Co. v. Citizens for Better Env't

    523 U.S. 83 (1998)   Cited 8,427 times   14 Legal Analyses
    Holding that judicial power extends to "cases and controversies of the sort traditionally amenable to, and resolved by, the judicial process"
  5. Friends of the Earth, Inc. v. Laidlaw Envtl. Servs. (TOC), Inc.

    528 U.S. 167 (2000)   Cited 5,538 times   24 Legal Analyses
    Holding that plaintiffs who curtailed their recreational activities on a river due to reasonable concerns about the effect of pollutant discharges into that river had standing
  6. Summers v. Earth Island Inst.

    555 U.S. 488 (2009)   Cited 2,266 times   10 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the plaintiff did not have standing because it "identified no other application of . . . invalidated regulations that threatens imminent and concrete harm"
  7. Clapper v. Amnesty Int'l USA

    568 U.S. 398 (2013)   Cited 1,833 times   151 Legal Analyses
    Holding that certain attorneys and organizations did not have standing to challenge the constitutionality of a provision of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978
  8. District of Columbia et al. v. Heller

    554 U.S. 570 (2008)   Cited 2,090 times   45 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a regulation that "makes it impossible for citizens to use [their firearms] for the core lawful purpose of self defense" is unconstitutional
  9. Warth v. Seldin

    422 U.S. 490 (1975)   Cited 10,206 times   14 Legal Analyses
    Holding that Article III requires plaintiffs "to establish that, in fact, the asserted injury was the consequence of the defendants’ actions"
  10. Los Angeles v. Lyons

    461 U.S. 95 (1983)   Cited 6,071 times   13 Legal Analyses
    Holding there is no justiciable controversy where plaintiff had once been subjected to a chokehold
  11. Rule 12 - Defenses and Objections: When and How Presented; Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings; Consolidating Motions; Waiving Defenses; Pretrial Hearing

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 12   Cited 267,561 times   779 Legal Analyses
    Granting the court discretion to exclude matters outside the pleadings presented to the court in defense of a motion to dismiss
  12. Rule 702 - Testimony by Expert Witnesses

    Fed. R. Evid. 702   Cited 21,133 times   183 Legal Analyses
    Recognizing that "scientific, technical, or other specialized knowledge" may assist the trier of fact
  13. Section 1531 - Congressional findings and declaration of purposes and policy

    16 U.S.C. § 1531   Cited 1,516 times   21 Legal Analyses
    Finding and declaring that "various species of fish, wildlife, and plants in the United States have been rendered extinct" while "other species ... have been so depleted in numbers that they are in danger of or threatened with extinction ...."
  14. Section 1540 - Penalties and enforcement

    16 U.S.C. § 1540   Cited 881 times   12 Legal Analyses
    Stating a diligent prosecution bar, but without a corresponding right to intervene
  15. Section 1538 - Prohibited acts

    16 U.S.C. § 1538   Cited 616 times   8 Legal Analyses
    Incorporating CITES into domestic law through the ESA
  16. Section 1537a - Convention implementation

    16 U.S.C. § 1537a   Cited 18 times

    (a) Management Authority and Scientific Authority The Secretary of the Interior (hereinafter in this section referred to as the "Secretary") is designated as the Management Authority and the Scientific Authority for purposes of the Convention and the respective functions of each such Authority shall be carried out through the United States Fish and Wildlife Service. (b) Management Authority functions The Secretary shall do all things necessary and appropriate to carry out the functions of the Management

  17. Section 17.11 - [Effective 5/28/2021]Endangered and threatened wildlife

    50 C.F.R. § 17.11   Cited 210 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Listing endangered and threatened wildlife
  18. Section 17.31 - Prohibitions

    50 C.F.R. § 17.31   Cited 72 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Taking of threatened or endangered species
  19. Section 17.40 - Special rules-mammals

    50 C.F.R. § 17.40   Cited 63 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Allowing trade in African elephant products under special federal permits
  20. Section 13.29 - Review procedures

    50 C.F.R. § 13.29   Cited 6 times
    Setting forth procedures for requesting reconsideration of an initial permit denial, which plaintiffs in fact pursued here, and for appealing an “adverse decision” following the submission of a request for reconsideration
  21. Section 23.35 - What are the requirements for an import permit?

    50 C.F.R. § 23.35

    (a)Purpose. Article III(3) of the Treaty sets out the conditions under which a Management Authority can issue an import permit. (b)U.S. application forms . Complete the appropriate form for the proposed activity and submit it to the U.S. Management Authority: Type of application for an import permit for an Appendix-I specimen Form no. (1) CITES: Southern African Leopard, African Elephant, and Namibian Southern White Rhinoceros Sport-hunted Trophies Appendix-I Plants Appendix-I Wildlife Appendix-I