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Supreme Court declines Cumberland zoo’s appeal of pro-PETA ruling (access required)

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a Cumberland zoo’s bid to recover a lion and two tigers removed from the facility for their safety under a judge’s order issued at the urging of an animal rights group. ...

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PETA urges justices to deny Cumberland zoo’s animal abuse appeal (access required)

An animal rights group is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to reject an embattled Cumberland zoo’s effort to reverse a federal judge’s order that removed a lion and two tigers from the facility for their safety after other animals had ...

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Court revives Cumberland zoo’s defamation claim against PETA (access required)

A Cumberland zoo can pursue its defamation claim against an animal rights group that blogged about its federal lawsuit alleging the facility mistreated animals, Maryland’s second-highest court ruled last week. In its unreported decision, the Court of Special Appeals said ...

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