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Animal Cruelty

Correcting The Record On Livestock Standards Of Care

by Fox Rothschild LLP on

Sometimes it is important to set the record straight. That is the case here. New Jersey stood at the forefront in the country of establishing humane standards of care for livestock and poultry for the state. In 2003,...more

The trials and tribulations of the NJSPCA

by Fox Rothschild LLP on

As recently reported, the NJSPCA has hefty legal fees, averaging nearly a quarter of a million dollars a year, as reported by Kane In Your Corner: NJSPCA refusing to show invoices for legal fees. But, following an OPRA...more

October Is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

by Burns & Levinson LLP on

Hi there, October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Nearly one in four women and one in seven men in the United States have suffered severe physical violence by an intimate partner. Female to male and...more

NC Legislative Update for September 2015 #3

by Nexsen Pruet, PLLC on

This Week - After passing the State’s biennial budget into law last week, the legislature turned its focus towards adjournment. The Senate unveiled an adjournment resolution which would adjourn the session on Tuesday,...more

Germany approves "group action" rights for animal protection activist organizations

by DLA Piper on

Germany’s most populous state has adopted a law, already in effect, allowing so-called group actions in cases involving animal protection. The new act (Gesetz über das Verbandsklagerecht und Mitwirkungsrechte für...more

“Faux” Foods and False Advertising Claims: A New Recipe for Whipping Up Lawsuits

With an era of 3D printable food dawning, the Star Trek “food replicator” is beginning to look more like modern reality instead of the stuff of science fiction. Every day and in every way, food scientists and flavor...more

Hitting a Gift Horse in the Mouth?

by Ervin Cohen & Jessup LLP on

A former employee of the American Humane Association (AHA), Barbara Casey, has filed a lawsuit alleging that she was wrongfully terminated after complaining that some of the animals on the HBO show “Luck” were abused during...more

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