At the turn of the century, illegal commercial hunting threatened many game species in the United States. The law prohibited the transportation of illegally captured or prohibited animals across state lines. It was the first federal law protecting wildlife, and is still in effect, though it has been revised several times. Today the law is primarily used to prevent the importation or spread of potentially dangerous non-native species.
Setting the Tone: The Lacey Act's Attempt to Combat the International Trade of Illegally Obtained Plant and Wildlife and Its Effect on Musical Instrument Manufacturing
Mar 22, 2012; I. INTRODUCTION II. HISTORY OF THE LACEY ACT III. WHAT IS ILLEGAL UNDER THE 2008 AMENDMENTS TO THE LACEY ACT? IV. A SCALE OF...