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LEGISLATION COMMITTEE

The mission of the Animal Law Caucus Legislation Committee is to keep ALC members apprised of current legislative activity for both state and federal legislation. The Committee documents sites highlighting bill status and information encompassing animal law across all legal topics. Whether the subject entails criminal law, torts, or wills and trusts, the ALC Legislation Committee will highlight the advancement of animal law and may from time to time call upon its members to support significant initiatives.

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IN THE NEWS

Feedback wanted on animal law proposals

Lawmakers are considering big changes for those who keep pets in South Bend, and they're looking to get lots of feedback.

Celebrating animal control officers

9 On Your Side says "thank you" to the many animal control officers in Eastern North Carolina as it’s Animal Control Officer Appreciation Week.

Hometown Hero: Law enforcement cracking down on animal cruelty

Cobb County District Attorney Vic Reynolds has issued a blunt warning to pet owners: treat your dogs and cats humanely or you might wind up in the hoosegow.

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The AALL Animal Law Caucus was formed in 2010 to support the efforts of law librarians, academics and practitioners in the research, teaching, scholarship, and practice of animal law. Its purpose is to recognize and further the ongoing work of AALL members in this growing area of law.

The Animal Law Caucus is a legal resource for non-human, animal related humane issues, which arise from and have an effect upon our legal system.
Members:


    a)  monitor and provide comment on relevant
          legislation and policy-making decisions
          at various levels of government


    b)  offer legal education programs on animal
          law;


    c)  compile and provide access via the website
          to relevant statutes, court decisions, and
          administrative determinations and reports
          and


    d)  raise the profile of the field of animal law.

WHAT IS ANIMAL LAW? Maureen Moran

Laws about animals have been around for a very long time, but until relatively recently, the law – and lawyers, for the most part -- viewed animals not as sentient beings with rights and interests of their own but solely in relation to humans. ...

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