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HSUS v. Johanns (2006)

Topic: Horse slaughter

Case File #:   Civil Action No. 06–265 (CKK)

Jurisdiction:   United States

Year Case Filed:   2006

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Before the Court is Plaintiffs’ Motion for a Temporary Restraining Order and for a Preliminary Injunction, and Request for a Hearing requesting that the Court, “temporarily and preliminarily enjoi[n] and declar[e] unlawful a Final Rule just promulgated by the Food Safety and Inspection Service (“FSIS”) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) that creates a “fee-for-service” inspection system designed to facilitate the continued transport and slaughter of American horses for human consumption abroad.”  In an memorandum opinion, the court denied plaintiff's motion for a TRO and preliminary injunction because it found that plaintiffs do not demonstrate the factors necessary for the court to issue a preliminary injunction. 


United States District Court for the District of Columbia Memorandum Opinion (03/14/2006) (pdf file - 142.91 KB)

United States District Court for the District of Columbia Order (03/14/2006) (pdf file - 25.98 KB)

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