Dog Law 101 [2018 Edition]

$195.00

Live Broadcast on November 9, 2018

CLE Credits earned: 2 GEN

This course covers common companion animal cases in the administrative and civil courts, including: animal custody disputes (divorce and replevin); animal bites; fraud; housing disputes; negligent and intentional death/injury to companion animals (including police shooting cases); and veterinary malpractice. This course will include checklists for proofs; new developments in state legislation and case law; typical municipal ordinances (limit laws, breed bans, pet shop sales, feral cat ordinances; among others); and will touch upon developing national and international companion animal topics.

This course is co-sponsored by the Federal Bar Association.

Key topics to be discussed:

•   Checklists for proofs
•   New developments in state legislation and case law
•   Typical municipal ordinances (limit laws, breed bans, pet shop sales, feral cat ordinances; among others)
•   Developing national and international companion animal topics

Date / Time: November 9, 2018

•   10:00 am – 12:00 pm Eastern
•   9:00 am – 11:00 am Central
•   8:00 am – 10:00 am Mountain
•   7:00 am – 9:00 am Pacific

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•   Live Video Broadcast/Re-Broadcast: Watch Program “live” in real-time, must sign-in and watch program on date and time set above. May ask questions during presentation via chat box. Qualifies for “live” CLE credit.
•   On-Demand Video: Access CLE 24/7 via on-demand library and watch program anytime. Qualifies for self-study CLE credit. On-demand versions are made available 7 business days after the original recording date and are view-able for up to one year.

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Original Broadcast Date: November 9, 2018

Anna Morrison-Ricordati, Esq. practices animal law and civil litigation at AMR Law Group, LLC in Chicago, Illinois. Addressing all aspects of dispute resolution, Anna has represented individual and animal business clients in mediations, arbitrations, jury and bench trials, equitable remedies, and appeals. She Chaired the Illinois State Bar Association’s Animal Law Section Council for the 2010-2011 year, the Chicago Bar Association’s Animal Law Committee for the 2012-2013 year, DuPage County Animal Law Committee for the 2014-2015 year, and has served as a CLE speaker on animal law topics for several organizations and bar associations, including the American Bar Association’s Tort, Trial & Insurance Practice Section in 2018. Anna was awarded the Animal Welfare Leadership Award in 2018 from PAWS® Chicago.

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Section I. Animal Law – Brief Overview
a) Emergence of Animal Law Field
b) Civil Court Treatment of Animal Cases

Section II. Valuation & Damages (Human/Animal Bond)
a) Available Damages (Negligent v. Intentional Acts)
b) Valuation Theories (Market, Actual or Other)
c) Trends: Legislation & State Case Law Development

Section III. Common Companion Animal Court Cases (w/ Example Cases & Pleadings)
a) Custody Disputes (Divorce & Replevin)
        i. Governing Laws
        ii. Example Agreements
b) Bites (Civil Litigation)
        i. Defenses (Provocation, Assumption of Risk, etc.)
c) Fraud
        i. Pet Food & Animal Device Cases
        ii. Sales & Puppy Lemon Laws
d) Housing Disputes
        i. FHA – Service & Emotional Support dogs
        ii. Other – HOA Restrictions
e) Death/Injury
        i. Animal to Animal Injury (dog fights, etc.)
        ii. Human to Animal Injury (hit by car, grooming injury, etc.)
f) Veterinary Malpractice
        i. Standards of Reasonable Care (Expert Review)
        ii. Contract Damages
        iii. Other Avenues for Relief
g) Police Shootings
        i. Qualified Immunities
        ii. Damages, Discipline & Training

Section IV. Municipal Ordinances
a) Source of Power: Home Rule
b) Common Examples: Pet Limits, Breed Restrictions, etc.
c) Administrative Courts: Procedures & Appeals

Section V. Additional Topic Updates
a) Pet Trusts
        i. Sources of Funding & Challenges to Validity

Section VI. Other National Trends
a) Sales & Puppy Mill Dogs
b) Post-Disaster Relief Efforts
c) Internet Petitions & Crowd Source Funding