Lawyer Gets 2 Years In Jail For Killing Dog | Above the Law

The judge said it “showed almost incomprehensible violence and malice.”

By KATHRYN RUBINO

New York lawyer Anthony Pastor was convicted of brutally beating and killing his girlfriend’s dog, Snoopy.

Read more…

Advertisements

Animal Legal Defense Fund’s Animal Law Summer School | Animal Legal Defense Fund

June, July and August 2017

The Animal Legal Defense Fund is pleased to announce the launch of our free Animal Law Summer School in 2017! All are welcome to join us for three 60-minute webinars provided by leading authorities on cutting-edge topics in animal law: Ag-Gag, puppy mills and captive wildlife.

The Animal Law Summer School is a new opportunity to hone your skills and gain both practical and substantive knowledge about important issues currently facing animals in the legal system. Participants will learn from the experts and enjoy an interactive Q&A session. Don’t miss the chance to get an in-depth look into what it means to advocate for animals through the legal system.

Animal Law Summer School is suitable for anyone interested in animal law, current and future law students, attorneys, legal professionals and animal advocates.

Recorded sessions will be posted after the live events.

Each session is free and must be registered for individually.

Related articles

Man jailed for refusing to disclose iPhone passcode underlines Fifth Amendment uncertainties | 9to5Mac

 @benlovejoy

***

The Miami Herald reports that a child abuse suspect was jailed for six months for contempt of court after failing to reveal the correct passcode to his iPhone. Christopher Wheeler was arrested on suspicion of hitting and scratching his young daughter, with police believing that photos on the iPhone would help prove their case.

***

Read more…

Related articles