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Legal Issues Concerning Companion Animal Programs in

Prisons & Jails
Legal Issues Concerning Companion Animal Programs in Prisons & Jails
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 | 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Program Fee:
Free for Members and General Public | $15 Non-Members
Non-Lawyers Please Call (212) 382 – 6663 to Register

The program will examine legal and ethical issues surrounding prison based companion animal programs including dog training programs. Panelists will discuss their own participation in such a program as well as the growth and scope of such programs more generally in the US. The panel will explore benefits of such programs on the individual level as well as on the criminal justice system including implications for rehabilitation, vocational skill training and recidivism.

Liz Keller, Founder, Rescue Dogs Rescue Soldiers Project
Kimberly Spanjol, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, Iona College
Gloria Gilbert Stoga, President and Founder, Puppies Behind Bars

Sponsoring Association Committee:
Animal Law Committee, Chris Wlach,  Chair

Co-Sponsoring Association Committee:
Corrections and Community Reentry Committee, Greg Morril, Chair

New York City Bar Association 42 West 44th St New York, NY 10036 UNITED STATES

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