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Animal Law

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

Animal Law
Your authors grew up in Florida enjoying the natural wonders of a relatively unspoiled state. One of these natural pleasures,...

Courtroom Canines Are Leading Courtroom Accommodations for Children

Animal Law
“The morning of the trial was excruciating for Anna, as it is for every child victim or witness who has...

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

Animal Law
The authors of this article are native Floridians who grew up in South Florida and have witnessed personally the splendor...

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

Animal Law
“Laws should be like clothes. They should be made to fit the people they are meant to serve.” — Clarence...

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

Animal Law
The ocean is one of Earth’s most treasured assets. From the deep and frigid waters of the Arctic to the...

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

Animal Law
If you are involved in the equine industry in Florida, then you have much for which to be grateful. Florida...

A Brief History of the End of Greyhound Racing in Florida

Animal Law
The year 2018 was a watershed year for animal welfare in Florida. Among several notable achievements was the phase out...

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

Animal Law
Surrounded by birds, their majesty is easily taken for granted. Evolving from dinosaurs and predating humans by more than 100...

The Proposed Constitutional Amendment to Ban Greyhound Racing in Florida: The Time Is Now

Animal Law
Once every 20 years, Florida convenes a Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) to review and propose amendments to the Florida Constitution.1...

The Growing Trend of Animal-Abuser Registries

Animal Law
Animal cruelty is a serious problem in the United States, resulting in the abuse of thousands of animals each year.1...