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2019 Articles

Animal Law in the News By Melissa A. Maye August 2019 Summaries of current events of interest to animal law practitioners.
Burned out? Overwhelmed? Meet Dr. Diana Uchiyama and the Illinois Lawyers’ Assistance Program By Mary F. Petruchius June 2019 An interview with Dr. Diana Uchiyama, the executive director of the Illinois Lawyers’ Assistance Program.
‘Puppy prohibition’ – An economic primer explaining why Chicago’s puppy mill ban ordinance was doomed to fail By Melissa Anne Maye June 2019 https://saylordotorg.github.io/text_microeconomics-theory-through-applications/s15-barriers-to-trade-and-the-unde.htmlA look at the unintended consequences of Chicago's puppy mill ban ordinance.
Under the IMDMA, What Is the Well-Being of a Companion Animal? By Angela Peters & David Hopkins August 2019 Effective January 1, 2018, the Illinois General Assembly amended the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act to allow parties going through a divorce to petition the court for sole or joint possession of companion animals.