Common sense and seafood lovers won the day this past week when the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously dismissed a lawsuit that was intended to shut down one of the state’s most lucrative and important commercial fishing industries, shrimp trawling. While the attempt ostensibly focused on shrimp trawlers, the circuit court judges correctly determined that the eventual target would be the public and not just commercial interests as intended.

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