From Farmhouse to Courthouse: Applying Animal Cruelty Law on Behalf of Farmed Animals 2019
Presented by David Rosengard on July 9, 2019
Farmed animals feature in some of the oldest known legal cases. Despite the venerable history of farmed animals within the law, these animals are all too often thought of as being entirely excluded from the protection of animal cruelty legislation.
Join Animal Legal Defense Fund Staff Attorney David B. Rosengard as he dismantles this myth, exploring the ways that cruelty law can be deployed on behalf of farmed animals – and avenues towards expanding what those protections offer.
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