"In 'United States v. Wallen', the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (Ninth Circuit) recently held that a defendant charged with killing a grizzly bear cub in violation the Endangered Species Act enjoys a complete defense if he 'actually, even if unreasonably, believe[s] his actions were necessary to protect himself or others.'"
|Report Number:||CRS Legal Sidebar, LSB10034|
|Publisher:||Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service|
|Retrieved From:||Federation of American Scientists: http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/index.html|