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State Ordered to Pay Friends of Animals' Fees

January 24, 2007 | Wolves / Alaska Boycott

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

By Tim Mowry

The state must pay $95,000 in attorney fees to Friends of Animals for a lawsuit the Connecticut-based animal-rights group won last year that temporarily halted Alaska's controversial predator control program, according to a decision by an Anchorage Superior Court judge last week.

Superior Court judge Sharon Gleason ruled Friday that the state is responsible for attorney fees incurred by Friends of Animals for a lawsuit the group filed in November 2003 that was decided last January.

The decision was confirmed by state officials and representatives for Friends of Animals.

"It's very good news," said FOA executive director Priscilla Feral by phone from Connecticut.

read full article at the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

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JUDGE, GOOD VERIDICT OR DECISION. man is the worst predator. kill for fun or for Money. dirty money

im only 12 years old...but i think joining this web site is very cool and a great idea for animal lovers like me and other people out there! -Sierra

Score one for the good guys!

As I've said before, I'm proud to be a member of this organization. Well done, Priscilla!

Congratulations!

You run a very good organization. We in Denmark need something like that.

We've known all along that judge Gleason is a moron, now she has proven it. I love animals too Sierra??!!, they're delicious. [Blog editors' note: This comment comes to us from Alaska. We do not approve of this attack on the judge.]

Great

Hurray!

E-mail me when you receive the money. Great news though.

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