A U.S. judge ordered federal protections restored for grizzly bears in the Northern Rocky Mountains on Monday, a move that blocks the first grizzly hunts planned in the Lower 48 states in almost three decades
Earthjustice, the environmental group whose motto is ‘The Earth Needs a Good Lawyer’, sent two attorneys to the Russell Courthouse in Missoula on Thursday to argue before federal Judge Dana Christensen to stop the upcoming grizzly bear hunt in Wyoming.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Chief Judge Sidney R. Thomas, of Billings, has been appointed to the federal court's executive committee, which develops policy for the nation's court system.
Montana Attorney General Tim Fox is part of an ongoing legal battle with the Obama administration and the Environmental Protection Agency, in what many states are alleging is an overreach in their authority over water quality.
Senator Steve Daines commented on the ruling made by a federal appeals court concerning the NSA's telephone data collection program. Daines says these actions by the NSA have been going on for too long.