The Eleventh Circuit has overturned a district court’s dismissal of a lawsuit brought by PETA alleging that the United States Department of Agriculture violated its own policy under the Animal Welfare Act when it added the non-compliant tank where orca whale Lolita is currently captive to the existing exhibitor’s license of the facility’s new owner.

[To accompany Federal Case Law Update "11th Circuit Revives Lawsuit Challenging Lolita AWA Permit" from Brooks Animal Law Digest Issue No. 77.]

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