Man Hing Ivory & Imports, Inc. v. Deukmejian

ELR Citation: ELR 20477
No(s). 82-4303 (9th Cir. Mar 11, 1983)

The court rules that a California statute banning trade in African elephant products is preempted by Ā§6(f) of the Endangered Species Act (ESA) but not by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES). CITES does not preempt the California statute because it expressly allows si...