Section Newsletter Articles on Animal Law
Humane care for animals in Illinois
, April 2009
A counter-view to the article, “Vote For Humane Farming and Nobody Gets (as) Hurt,” published in the May 2008 edition of the ISBA’s Ag Law Section newsletter.
Vote for humane farming and nobody gets (as) hurt
, May 2008
no federal law protects animals from cruelty during their lives on the farm, and most state cruelty laws exempt “customary” practices anyway, such as debeaking or use of gestation crates and battery cages, no matter how cruel those practices are from a commonsense standpoint.
Drafting ideas for pet care
, November 2002
To many of your clients, pets are an important part of life. The level of emotional involvement (generally directly proportional to the amount of money the client is willing to spend on the pet's care) tends to vary from client to client.