Animal Protection Institute v. Stanton, Civ. No. 97-2563 (D.D.C.)

Case Summary:

On behalf of several groups, we halted the National Park Service's unprecedented efforts to kill massive numbers of white tailed deer in the Cuyahoga National Recreation Area in Ohio.  After the United States District Court for the District of Columbia issued a preliminary injunction because the Park Service had failed to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act, the Park Service agreed to terminate the program pending further review.

Plaintiffs: Animal Protection Institute, The Fund for Animals, The Humane Society of the United States, Ohioans for Animal Rights, In Defense of Deer, and individuals.

Court: United States District Court for the District of Columbia