On remand from the U.S. Supreme Court, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
has issued an order which reinstates a district court ruling that a California
law regulating swine slaughterhouses and nonambulatory animals was
preempted by federal law. Nat’l Meat Ass’n v. Harris, Nos. 09-15483 and
-15486 (9th Cir., order entered June 8, 2012). Additional details about the
case and the unanimous U.S. Supreme Court ruling appear in Issue 424 of this

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