Animal Law

Dog-Bite-Law Man Bitten

Last weekend, the author of New Mexico’s recently-passed Dangerous Dog Act was attacked by his dog. Bob Schwartz, an assistant to the state governor, helped push through the hotly-debated Senate Bill 432, called the "Dangerous Dog Act," which was designed…


Oklahoma Bill Would Require Cocks to Be Gloved

That’s right—a new bill pending in Oklahoma would legalize cockfighting again, so long as the birds wear boxing gloves. Cockfighting was banned in Oklahoma in 2002 after complaints about the practice, which then frequently involved battles to the death between…