The number of dogs is
growing in this country and, unfortunately, so is the number of dog
bites – this is a serious public health issue, particularly for
children. While much needs to be done in
enforcement of the significant New
York laws that lend
themselves to bite protection such as licensing and leash laws, when
bites do occur, it is important that all those involved are guaranteed
due process in order to help ensure a just outcome.
This nuts-and-bolts program
reviews the applicable definitions and law under the Agriculture and
Markets Law and practical aspects of representing clients in dangerous
dog cases in the Town and Village Courts.
· Review of the Applicable Definitions and Dangerous Dog
· Nuts and Bolts of a Dangerous Dog Case
· Panel Discussion and Audience Questions
Helene Goldberger (Chair and Moderator)
Peter Borchelt, PhD
Hon. Arnold Etelson
Amy Trakinski, Esq.
Stacy Wolf, Esq.
Legislative Services & Anti-Cruelty Training
* Each additional person who uses the
tapes for MCLE credit must purchase a copy of the “MCLE
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