When is an Alligator Wild?

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Always. Alligators are always wild. Now for the rest of the story.
On May 15, 2014 a divided Mississippi Supreme Court reversed the Court of Appeals and reinstated the trial court’s summary judgment in the famous alligator case. Here is the Court’s opinion.
Exxon alligators celebrating their big win at the Supreme Court
The plaintiffs owned land adjacent to an alligator-infested waste-disposal site owned by Exxon. Apparently, the alligators were running roughshod on the land. The landowners sued Exxon for public nuisance.
The Court’s determination that Exxon deserved summary judgment hinged on its finding that the alligators were “wild.”
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