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Politics of Puppies & Other Intersections of Animal Law
Date: 04/10/2013
Location: The Chicago Bar Association, 321 South Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL 60604
Presented by: Animal Law
Experience Level: Intermediate
MCLE Credit: As of 04/09/2015, this program is no longer eligible for MCLE Credit.
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This segment will discuss the battle for legislation to regulate companion animal sales in Los Angeles, the opposition, and resulting legislation.
Elizabeth Oreck, Best Friends Animal Society

This segment will focus on the highly controversial federal act protecting certain animal industries (agribusiness, research and entertainment). The presentation will discuss changes to this act (AEPA vs. AETA) and its impact on civil rights and the animal movement, including the recent uprising of state "ag gag" laws and repeated attempts by ag industries to expand penalties for violations.
Odette Wilkins, Executive Director, Equal Justice Alliance
Dan Ashta, Esq.

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