Typical animal protection laws cover general prohibitions, penalties, seizure of animals, veterinary reporting and law enforcement policies, explains the Animal Legal Defense Fund. Specific laws pertain to the use of ani... More »

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The Animal Welfare Act and the Endangered Species Act are examples of legislation in the United States that involve animal rights. In addition every state has laws on animal cruelty to protect animals from abuse and negl... More »

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One aspect of an animal welfare lawyer's job is to ensure that pets, livestock, wildlife and animals used in entertainment are free from cruelty and abuse. They also work with individuals and nonprofit agencies such as t... More »

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Pennsylvania dog laws address licensing, service dogs, kennels, adoptions and sterilization, notes Michigan State University's Animal Legal and Historical Center. Several statutes cover the state's authority to seize and... More »

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The noise ordinance in Greenville, South Carolina, defines various prohibited noises and their maximum allowable levels; provides specific exemptions; and outlines enforcement provisions and penalties, notes the City of ... More »

Statutory provisions expand on the subject matter of the statute, or law, to provide more information about who the law applies to, when it applies and what the penalties are for violating it. Some statutes direct a citi... More »

The Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act is an act of Congress signed into law by President Richard Nixon, which extends criminal penalties and creates civil penalties for illegal actions committed by an in... More »