Florida Bar Journal Articles

September 1, 2022

America’s Unifying Banner: Erasing Animal Cruelty

By Margherita Downey and Sherry Andrews Florida Bar Journal, Vol. 96, No. 5   September/October 2022   Pg 46 In this time of political division, it is important to recognize […]
May 1, 2022

Animal Law Annual Report 2021-2022

By S. Brent Spain, Chair The Animal Law Section (ALS) of The Florida Bar is experiencing another successful year of promoting the practice of animal law, […]
July 1, 2021

Marine Canary in the Coal Mine: The Latest Threats to Manatee Survival and Efforts to Save Them

By Catherine Awasthi and Ralph A. DeMeo Florida Bar Journal, Vol. 95, No. 4   July/August 2021   Pg 52   Your authors grew up in Florida enjoying the natural wonders […]
June 11, 2021

Animal Law Section Annual Report 2020-2021

By John K. Powell, Chair The Animal Law Section (ALS) experienced another successful year, remaining on the forefront of advancing animal law issues while building upon […]
March 11, 2021

Courtoom Canines and Leading Courtroom Accommodations for Children

By: Ashley Joan Englund and Kelsey Beirne “The morning of the trial was excruciating for Anna, as it is for every child victim or witness who […]
September 14, 2020

The Fading Color of Coral: Anthropogenic Threats to Our Native Reefs

The authors of this article are native Floridians who grew up in South Florida and have witnessed personally the splendor and decline of Florida’s living coral […]
May 1, 2020

Animal Law Section Annual Report 2019-2020

by Matthew Dietz, Chair Florida Bar Journal, Vol. 94, No. 3   May/June 2020   Pg 52 The Animal Law Section (ALS) is proud to continue […]
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 […]
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