What the “First Amendment” (Access) suit asks for
This case is now known as the Ninth Circuit Win. BLM is fighting that win and the suit moves forward.
This case is supported solely by Wild Horse Education.
Please note the dates on the filings. The entire Appeal, that won in the Ninth Circuit, was crafted (stands taller than my knees) and on file 5/26/2011 and can be read here: http://wildhorseeducation.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/whenewsletterv1.pdf
Read the Ninth Circuit Court decision here http://www.ca9.uscourts.gov/datastore/opinions/2012/02/14/11-16088.pdf
This case has been an ongoing issue. An original Complaint filed prior to the 2010 “Silver King” roundup, the suit on Access issues has made it’s way to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. The Reporters Committee for Free Press and National Press Photographers Association have signed on through Amicus.
Laura Leigh has called this case a “weird biography of my life.” The case has been a huge effort creating the need for constant diligence documenting and working to gain access to our wild horses and burros.
In the original Motion for Injunctive Relief the suit requests the following: (see original document pages below, begin reading at “conclusion”)