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Judge To Hear Arguments In Wolf Delisting Lawsuit

HELENA Mont. – (AP) A federal judge in Missoula will hear oral arguments June 15 on whether gray wolves in Montana and Idaho should be removed from the list of federally protected species. U.S. District Judge Donald Molloy filed paperwork Monday scheduling the hearing. Full version available to...

Advocates: Wolf Case A Test For Endangered Species

HELENA, Mont. - (AP) A federal court hearing on Tuesday could decide how the federal Endangered Species Act is interpreted, and whether the government can use political considerations in choosing how and where a species can be listed under the act, according to people on both sides of the issue. Full...

Federal Judge Dismisses States' Gun Lawsuit

HELENA, Mont. - (AP) A federal judge in Missoula has dismissed a lawsuit by gun rights advocates and states seeking freedom from federal gun laws, a move that the advocates promised to appeal. The decision Wednesday from U.S. District Judge Donald Molloy was expected since his magistrate a month ago...

Lawsuits Filed Against Jesuits In Oregon Bankruptcy Court

PORTLAND, Ore. - (AP) Attorneys representing a group of people who allege sexual abuse by Jesuit priests have filed 37 lawsuits in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Portland, seeking about $3.1 million. The Oregonian reports that the lawsuits f iled late Thursday contend that the order's Oregon Province paid...