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3/19/09 LawMatters: Legislation for Animals

Co-Sponsored with the Center for Law and Social Responsibility, the New England Law | Boston Animal Law Society

Legislation for Animals: Using the Law to Promote Animal Protection

Discussion focused on the legislative process including the recent passage of Proposition 2 in California banning three forms of confinement for farm animals and Question 3 in Massachusetts banning Greyhound racing.

Guest Speakers:

  • Nancy Perry, Esq.: Vice President of Government Affairs, Humane Society of the United States
  • Christine A. Dorchack, Esq.: New England Law alum and President of Grey2k
  • Kara L. Holmquist, Esq.: Director of Advocacy at the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty of Animals
  • Kevin F. Penders, Esq.: New England Law alum, associate at Keegan Werlin LLP, adjunct Professor of Legislation at New England Law

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