‘Tiger King’ Takes Fight for Freedom to 10th Circuit

Imprisoned “Tiger King” docuseries star Joe Exotic told a 10th Circuit panel Wednesday he was excessively sentenced to 22 years in federal prison for trying to hire a hitman to kill rival Carole Baskin, hours after his push for a last-minute pardon by outgoing President Donald Trump failed.

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National Parks

The 10th Circuit upheld the National Park Service’s determination that a regulation, which generally prohibits the taking of wildlife in national parks, does not apply to park “inholdings.” The National Parks Conservation Association and the Greater Yellowstone Coalition lack standing to challenge the Service’s approval of the 2015 Elk Reduction Program in Grand Teton National Park.

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