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Judge Says Pigs Too Weak to Stand Can Be Butchered
Animals  (tags: judge, pigs, weak, abused, starved, ruling, slaughtered, animal cruelty, farm animals, no protection, outrage )

- 3189 days ago -
FRESNO, Calif.--A federal judge has ruled that pigs too weak or stressed to stand up can still be butchered despite a state law to the contrary. U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. O'Neill ruled Thursday that a 102-year-old federal food safety law that all
HELP NEEDED- to Prosecute Animal Abuser in NJ - NJ Judge James Vodges Protects An Animal Abuser
Animals  (tags: animal abuser, animals, caged, starved to death, suffering, abuse, crim e, trial, judge, no justice, animal activists )

- 3201 days ago -
Serious miscarriage of justice looms in Edgewater Park, NJ. On February 5, 2008, Robert E Miller of Edgewater Park NJ was convicted of four criminal and four civil charges related to way in which he had been keeping his animals confined in small,
Court Order Reinstates Safeguards for Endangered Right Whales
Animals  (tags: endangered right whales, safeguards, court order, judge, whale protection, welfare )

- 3333 days ago -
A federal judge has ordered the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) to reinstate rules aimed at protecting critically endangered right whales, humpbacks and fin whales from deadly entanglements in fishing gear. The preliminary injunction ruling
Judge: All Wolves Need to Be on Endangered Species List
Animals  (tags: wolves, endangered, gray wolves, endangered species list, protection, judge )

- 3333 days ago -
Although Wisconsin has already issued seven permits to allow farmers to shoot wolves that attack their livestock, a federal judge says the wild animals need to be protected. On Monday, U.S. District Judge Paul Friedman in Washington, D.C. ruled to overt
3 Acquitted of Cruelty in Mass Killings of Pets in Puerto Rico
Animals  (tags: no justice, pet massacres, animals killed, thrown from bridge, judge, animal cruelty, crime )

- 3353 days ago -
An animal-control contractor and two workers in Puerto Rico have been found not guilty of cruelty in the publicized killings of 80 dogs and cats that were seized from a housing project and thrown off a ravine bridge last year. The judge ruled that
Michigan Horse Cruelty Case Dismissed - PETITION
Animals  (tags: judge, dismissed, horse cruetly, horses starved, neglected, horse welfare advocates, no justice )

- 3485 days ago -
Jackson County Animal Control officers responded to a complaint about the horses and initially visited the farm. According to their report, investigating officers found "about 50% of their horses to be thin and another 10% to be emaciated." The report
Owner Guilty, Rolo's Fate in Judge's Hands
Animals  (tags: dogs, judge, court order, euthanize, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, pets )

- 3552 days ago -
Rolo the dog is guilty.Or, rather, his owner is guilty of having a dog at large and owning a dangerous animal, an Arvada jury decided this afternoon. Rolo's owner, Laura Hagan, cried upon hearing the verdicts. She said later she had hoped the jury "would
Whales (and Dugongs) Hear Good News
Animals  (tags: dunongs, whales, sonar testing, laws, judge, protections, wild animals )

- 3566 days ago -
In the last week federal courts have twice slapped the Navy for sonar testing in the ocean. The first, by a federal court in San Francisco, is a preliminary injunction against the use of Low-Frequency Active (LFA) sonar, which relies on extremely loud,
Animal Activist Guilty in Dog Theft - CBS 21
Animals  (tags: Tammy Grimes, activist, animals, guilty, crime, rescue, dying, dog, german-shepard, tortured, chained, tethered, suffering, sadness, injustice, courts, bushadministration, judge )

- 3622 days ago -
District Attorney Richard Consiglio says he's not against Grimes' goal of removing dogs from chains, but he says people can't take the law into their own hands.
Judge Blasted in Dog Abuse Case
Animals  (tags: abused dog returned to owner, judge, idiot, abused dog, dog cruelty, chained, suffeirng, abuse, neglect )

- 3756 days ago -
People are incensed today a judge returned a Butler County dog to the animal's owner who pleaded no contest to abusing the animal. "If a child had been in that same situation, would this judge have returned the child to that environment, without even
Judge Gives Woman Prison Term in Animal Cruelty Case
Animals  (tags: animal cruelty, prison term, jail, judge, animal abuse, neglect )

- 3764 days ago -
In what prosecutors said was a rare outcome for an animal cruelty case, a judge handed down a prison sentence Wednesday for a High Springs woman accused of neglecting four dogs. Circuit Judge Phyllis Rosier ordered Twyla George, 33, to serve a year
Woman Sentenced To Night Alone In Woods After Abandoning Kittens There
Animals  (tags: animalabuse, cruelty, GoodNews, judge )

- 3839 days ago -
An Ohio woman convicted of leaving dozens of kittens in two parks has been ordered by a judge to herself spend a night alone outdoors so that she can experience what if feels like to be abandoned.

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