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Notice of Public Hearing on
Proposed Local Law
Town Of Ovid, New York
Proposed Local Law No. “B” of the year 2013: “A local law repealing the “Unnecessary Noise” ordinance of the Town of Ovid,”
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN...more
Legal Links of Interest for the week ending October 12, 2012
by Steven Getman
Sunday, October 14, 2012
Attorney Steven Getman notes some of the stories about the law and lawyers in the news this past week:
The following definitions apply to this chapter and to chapter 64:
a. "Contest of chance" means any contest, game, pool, gaming scheme or gaming device in which the outcome depends in a material...more
Published on the National Business Institute (CLE) website on June 11, 2012, as part of Michael Kaiser's ongoing Animal-Law blog. http://cleblog.nbi-sems.com/2012/06/arguments-against-defending-pit-bulls/
Published on the National Business Institute (CLE) website on April 4, 2012, as part of Michael Kaiser's ongoing Animal-Law blog. http://cleblog.nbi-sems.com/2012/04/mediating-animal-law-issues/#more-8...more
This is an outline of farm animal welfare law in the state of New York....more
To say the least, the name Jacky Martin is well known in Quarter Horse racing circles. In fact, it is not a stretch to describe the jockey as a legend in the sport. Jacky won his first All American Futurity in 1976. Since...more
This article guides New York livestock producers on how to handle non-police officers who want to view the farm and animals to investigate whether there is any animal cruelty....more
The Missouri Veterinary Medical Board filed a lawsuit seeking to enjoin Brooke Gray from filing down sharp enamel points on horses' teeth, which the Board argues constitutes the practice of veterinary medicine. Gray denied...more
The Missouri Board of Veterinary Medicine filed suit against Brooke Gray and B&B Equine Dentistry, alleging that they had committed the crime of practicing veterinary medicine without a license. Ms. Gray is alleged to have...more
Full text copy of California's Prop 19 initiative up for vote on November 2, 2010. If passed, Proposition 19 will in effect legalize marijuana in California. See text of the intiative for details.
This is a memorandum reporting legal issues related to the forest land occupation and operation blocking situation at a state-owned forest farm in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. The memorandum is divided into five...more
Animal Law Update - August 2010...more
A big fraud is being committed on the public exchequer by the bureaucracy in Punjab by registering societies under the Societies Registration Act to discharge the functions that are otherwise within the domain of the State...more
This article seeks to advise New York livestock producers what they should do when a non-police officer (a "peace officer") from an animal society has a warrant and wants to investigate whether there is livestock animal...more
The Missouri Veterinary Medical Board filed suit seeking to enjoin Brooke Gray from filing sharp enamel points from horses' teeth, which the Board argues constitutes the practice of veterinary medicine, which is a criminal...more
This document gives New York livestock producers a checklist of what to do when a duly incorporated animal society (principally the SPCA) obtains a warrant under the New York Agriculture & Markets Law to investigate a...more
This documents serves as a guide to attorneys assisting New York livestock producers who are at risk for animal cruelty prosecution. ...more
Criminologists view the intensity of vicious behavior — regardless of the victim's identity
— as a precursor to future violence. The FBI red flags animal abuse when profiling
homicidal suspects and identifies it as a stage...more
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