The district court judge has scheduled a final hearing on certain issues in our Endangered Species Act case against the Ringling Bros. Circus challenging the mistreatment of the endangered Asian elephant, ASPCA et al. v. Feld Entertainment, Inc., Civ. No. 03-2006 (EGS) (D.D.C.). The hearing will take place on September 16, 2009 at the federal district courthouse in D.C., 3rd and Constitution, in Judge Sullivan’s Courtroom, No. 24A, at 11:00 a.m., and will focus on Daubert issues (admissibility and weight of expert testimony) and the pertinent regulatory schemes involved in the case.