North Carolina wildlife management programs should feel the impact of Hughes v. Oklahoma. The basis of North Carolina's wildlife regulations and caselaw is state ownership. Since Hughes overrules Geer v. Connecticut, North Carolina - to be addressed in the conclusion - will need to follow a new theory espousing more federal involvement in state wildlife programs.



To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately,
you may Download the file to your hard drive.

NOTE: The latest versions of Adobe Reader do not support viewing PDF files within Firefox on Mac OS and if you are using a modern (Intel) Mac, there is no official plugin for viewing PDF files within the browser window.