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Civil Rights – Wolf Seizure – Qualified Immunity – Hybrid Animal (access required)

In this “case about a wolf named Dutchess,” the 4th Circuit upholds qualified immunity for an animal control officer who removed the wolf from its owners’ residence. This is a case about a wolf named Dutchess. Concerned that the wolf’s presence on residential property posed a risk to the public, a Prince George’s County Animal Control ...