Prosecuting Farmed Animal Cruelty

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Thu, Jul 15th, 2021 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM ET
Thu, Jul 15th, 2021 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM CT
Thu, Jul 15th, 2021 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM MT
Thu, Jul 15th, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM PT
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In the United States, farmers raise billions of animals every year for their meat, milk, and eggs.  No federal laws govern how those animals are treated while they are on the farm, and state anti-cruelty laws vary widely in the extent to which their protections apply to farmed animals.  In this webinar, David Rosengard, Senior Staff Attorney with the Animal Legal Defense Fund, will provide an overview of how various state laws approach farmed animal cruelty, and will address some of the investigatory and practical issues involved in enforcing cruelty laws and prosecuting offenders in the farmed-animal context.


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The National Animal Care & Control Association (NACA) was formed in 1978 for the express purpose of assisting its members to perform their duties in a professional manner. We believe only carefully selected and properly trained animal control personnel can correct community problems resulting from irresponsible animal ownership. NACA’s purpose is to preserve the Human/Animal Bond by insisting on responsible animal ownership.




Founded in 1979, the Animal Legal Defense Fund’s mission is to protect the lives and advance the interests of animals through the legal system. The Animal Legal Defense Fund accomplishes this mission by filing high-impact lawsuits to protect animals from harm, providing free legal assistance and training to prosecutors to assure that animal abusers are held accountable for their crimes, supporting tough animal protection legislation and fighting legislation harmful to animals, and providing resources and opportunities to law students and professionals to advance the emerging field of animal law.




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