No. 14-17111.

847 F.3d 646 (2017)

State of MISSOURI EX REL. Chris KOSTER, Attorney General; State of Nebraska ex rel. Jon Bruning, Attorney General; State of Oklahoma ex rel. E. Scott Pruitt, Attorney General; State of Alabama ex rel. Luther Strange, Attorney General; Commonwealth of Kentucky ex rel. Jack Conway, Attorney General; Terry E. Branstad, Governor of State of Iowa, Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. Kamala D. HARRIS, in her official capacity as Attorney General of the State of California; Karen Ross, in her official capacity as Secretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture, Defendants-Appellees, and Humane Society of the United States; Association of California Egg Farmers, Intervenor-Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

Filed November 17, 2016.

Amended January 17, 2017.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

J. Andrew Hirth (argued), Deputy General Counsel, Office of the Missouri Attorney General, Jefferson City, Missouri, for Plaintiffs-Appellants.

Paul Stein (argued) and Stephanie F. Zook , Deputy Attorneys General; Constance L. LeLouis , Supervising Deputy Attorney General; Douglas J. Woods , Senior Assistant Attorney General; Kamala D. Harris , Attorney General; Office of the Attorney General, San Francisco, California; for Defendants-Appellees.

Bruce Wagman (argued), Schiff Hardin LLP, San Francisco, California; Rebecca Cary and Peter A. Brandt , Humane Society of the United States, Washington, D.C.; Jonathan Y. Ellis and J. Scott Ballenger , Latham & Watkins LLP, Washington, D.C.; for Intervenor-Defendant-Appellee Humane Society of the United States.

Carl Nichols (argued), Thomas G. Sprankling , Adam I. Klein , and Francesco Valenti , Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, Washington, D.C.; Randall R. Lee , Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, Los Angeles, California; for Intervenor-Defendant-Appellee Association of California Egg Farmers.

Sean D. Reyes , Utah Attorney General; Parker Douglas , Utah Federal Solicitor; Utah Attorney General's Office, Salt Lake City, Utah; for Amicus Curiae State of Utah.

Timothy S. Bishop , Michael B. Kimberly , and James F. Tierney , Mayer Brown LLP, Washington, D.C.; Ellen B. Steen and Danielle Hallcom Quist , America Farm Bureau Federation, Washington, D.C.; for Amicus Curiae American Farm Bureau Federation.

Diane L. McGimsey , Edward E. Johnson , Janet Y. Galeria , and Jonathon D. Townsend , Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, Los Angeles, California, for Amici Curiae Animal Legal Defense Fund; Compassion Over Killing, Inc.; and Farm Sanctuary, Inc.

Before: Susan P. Graber and Mary H. Murguia, Circuit Judges, and Raner C. Collins, Chief District Judge.


The opinion filed November 17, 2016, and published at 842 F.3d 658, is amended by the opinion filed concurrently with this order. No further petitions for rehearing or rehearing en banc may be filed.


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