The State Bar of Michigan Animal Law Section will conduct its annual symposium from 1-5 p.m. on Friday, April 11 at the Michigan State University College of Law Castle Boardroom.
Symposium speakers will address a number of topics related to current issues in animal law. The purpose of the event is to educate attorneys, but paralegals, law students, and members of the general public are encouraged to attend. Highlights include:
- A discussion of Adams v. Stoll, a pending Michigan Court of Appeals case that deals with the value of economic and non-economic damages to be awarded for the killing of dogs;
- An update on the highly publicized horse cruelty case in Jackson County;
- A seminar on investigating and prosecuting animal cruelty cases; and
- A presentation on negotiating contracts for purebred dogs by Michigan Supreme Court Justice Hon. Marilyn J. Kelly and her dog, Duff.