Lex Canis Newsletters
Lex Canis Vol. 4 Issue 3/4 This edition includes an interview with HSUS’s director of animal cruelty prosecutions, Sherry Ramsey, Esq., participant experiences at the 3rd National Animal Cruelty Prosecution Conference, highlights of the new Dallas Animal Cruelty Crimes Unit., and updates on legal issues.
Lex Canis Vol. 4 Issue 2 This edition includes an interview with Dr. Mary Lou Randour of Animal Welfare Institute, articles on the Horse Protection Act, prosecuting intimate partner violence and animal cruelty, and breaking news and updates on legal issues.
Lex Canis Vol. 4 Issue 1 This edition includes an interview with Scott Heiser of the Animal Legal Defense Fund, articles on the role of a veterinarian in animal cases, how to work with the medical community in prosecuting cruelty, updates on legal issues and the Bad Newz Kennel and an announcement of the 3rd National Animal Cruelty Prosecution Conference.
Lex Canis Vol. 3 Issue 4 The Winter 2011-2012 issue of Lex Canis features an update on APA's Animal Cruelty and Animal Fighting Program and the work of the Animal Cruelty Advisory Council. We would like to thank Sherry Ramsey of the Humane Society of the United States for this edition's article on puppy mill and large volume cruelty prosecutions.
Lex Canis Vol. 3 Issue 3 This newsletter features an article on using research in the criminal justice system from Mary Lou Randour of the Animal Welfare Institute and breaking news and other updates.
Lex Canis Vol. 3 Issue 2 This edition features an article on animal hoarding and how to address this aspect of animal cruelty. Updates on animal cruelty related legislation are also included.
Lex Canis Vol. 3 Issue 1 This edition reveals Baltimore Prosecutors' approach to stopping animal abuse in the city, and the city's creation of a task force to fight the problem of animal abuse without requiring the outlay of financial resources.
Lex Canis Vol. 2 Issue 4 This edition illuminates the practice of cockfighting and the subtle evidence that prosecutors used for the largest seizure of birds in Los Angeles history, and includes sample questions to ask responding officers or experts on a dog's temperament in dog fighting cases.
Lex Canis Vol. 2 Issue 3 This edition discusses the 2nd National Conference on Prosecuting Animal Cruelty and Fighting Cases, presents helpful tips for prosecuting dog fighting cases from start to finish, and a look at Richmond's stiff penalties for dog fighting.
Lex Canis Vol. 2 Issue 2 This edition discusses United States v. Stevens and the Supreme Court's overturning of the ban on "animal crush" videos as being overly broad, includes part two of a two part series on enforcing state animal cruelty laws with a focus on working with poorly drafted and weak statutes, and discusses the therapeutic treatment known as AniCare tailored for juvenile animal abusers.
Lex Canis Vol. 2 Issue 1 This edition includes part one of a two part series on enforcing state animal cruelty laws, showing problems both on the enforcement and prosecutorial end of the spectrum, and a primer in dealing with exemptions and regulations.
Lex Canis Vol. 1 Issue 1 This edition is devoted to the issue of home foreclosures and the effects on family pets including ways in which prosecutors can help.