Animal Law Section

May 1, 2020

Netflix’s “Tiger King” Documentary Overlooks Animal Welfare Issues in Favor of Entertainment

Netflix’s “Tiger King” was released as the world was entering into lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and it quickly became the talk of many Zoom […]
March 1, 2020

Pets Should Receive Special Consideration in F.S. Ch. 61, Dissolution and F.S. Ch. 741, Domestic Violence

By Margherita Downey and Sherry Andrews Florida Bar Journal, Vol. 94, No. 2   March/April 2020   Pg 38 “Laws should be like clothes. They should […]
November 1, 2019

Reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Act: In Pursuit of Tight Lines and Full Nets

By John Powell Florida Bar Journal, Vol. 93, No. 6   November/December 2019   Pg 47 The ocean is one of Earth’s most treasured assets. From […]
September 1, 2019

If the Stud’s a Dud and Other Horse Tales: Mediation of Equine Law Disputes May Be Your Best Bet

Jeffrey H. Marcus and Bruce A. Blitman September/October 2019 If you are involved in the equine industry in Florida, then you have much for which to […]
July 1, 2019

A Brief History of the End of Greyhound Racing in Florida

By Ralph A. DeMeo Florida Bar Journal, July/August 2019 The year 2018 was a watershed year for animal welfare in Florida. Among several notable achievements was […]
May 4, 2019

Annual Report Animal Law Section 2018-2019

By Peggy Hoyt, Chair Florida Bar Journal, Vol. 93, No. 3   May/June 2019   Pg 64 The Animal Law Section (ALS) remains one of the […]
November 4, 2018

The Migratory Bird Treaty Act: On the Wings of an Executive Branch Reinterpretation

By John K. Powell FLorida Bar, Vol. 92, No. 9   November 2018   Pg 45 Surrounded by birds, their majesty is easily taken for granted. […]
September 1, 2018

The Proposed Constitutional Amendment to Ban Greyhound racing in Florida: The Time is Now

By Ryan S. Parker and Ralph A. DeMeo Florida Bar Journal, Vol. 92, No. 8   September/October 2018   Pg 62 Once every 20 years, Florida convenes a Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) […]
June 4, 2018

Animal Law Section Annual Report 2017-2018

By Gregg Morton, Chair Florida Bar, Vol. 92, No. 6   June 2018   Pg 46 The Animal Law Section (ALS) is the newest section of […]
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