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San Diego County Bar Association
A Case Against Animal Cruelty: Unique Procedural Issues for the Prosecutor [Animal Law]


Rescheduled from November 14, 2011 

Featuring:  Scott A. Heiser, Esq.

Presented by the Animal Law Section of the SDCBA

This CLE is worth 1.0 GEN

How do you build a case against animal cruelty?  Did you know that extensive research confirms the connection between human violence and animal abuse?

In this one-hour seminar designed to teach attorneys the unique procedural issues involved in animal cruelty cases, Scott A. Heiser, Director of the Criminal Justice Program for the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF), will discuss:

• Inducing law enforcement to investigate
• An overview of “the Link” between animal abuse and human violence
• Pre-conviction costs of care and transfer of ownership of the “evidence”
• Unique forensic issues in animal cruelty cases
• Sentencing issues

Click here to download the PDF registration form.

This is a Brown Bag event.  Registrations are due by noon on February 23, 2012 to avoid the late fee.  By registering, you are agreeing not to record, photograph or otherwise capture any video or audio of this seminar.  The SDCBA has the right to refuse registrations. Late registrants and walk-ins will incur a $5.00 late registration fee. Registration fees apply to the actual program being purchased and are not transferable to another seminar attendee or online program.  Walk-ins will be accommodated as space allows.  Registrations will be held until 15 minutes after the published seminar start time. The SDCBA certifies that this activity has been approved for MCLE by the State Bar of California.

Section Co-Chairs: Angelia Gates and Anne Perry


San Diego County Bar Association

Bar Center
1333 Seventh Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101


Animal Law Section
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No refunds available within 72 hours of the seminar.