Part II: Debrief from NYFB Farm Animal Welfare Conference

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At the New York Farm Bureau (“NYFB”) farm animal welfare conference, Mr. McNally and myself had the opportunity to address farm animal cruelty laws here in New York.  I discussed the laws from a defense standpoint while Mr. McNally was knowledgeable from the prosecution side.  My outline that was provided to conference attendees is available on JD Supra here. As …

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New York Horse Breeders Arrested For Animal Cruelty Charges

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In light of the arrest of horse breed Ernest Paragallo for the neglect and malnourishment of horses, New York horse breeders are concerned whether they are at risk for criminal prosecution.  Paragallo, a well-known horse breeder in the racing community and a resident of Long Island, is facing 35 misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty in Greene County, New York.  After …

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