I have often said that in order protect animals we must elevate their status as more than “property” I was wrong My perspective is that of an owner who animals were seized unconstitutionally, who arrived at the shelter HOURS later while in the possession of Lori Trask of the Everett Animal Shelter, bleeding from the… Read More Hopefully my thinking is evolving…
I can not find an actual link to this woman’s page or the original printing of this article but it is a good read in understanding Criminal Forfeiture. I am also trying to find some website to link to her to find out what she has to say about Civil Forfeiture but please understand that… Read More Asset Forfeiture as a Form of Punishment: A Case for Integrating Asset Forfeiture into Criminal Sentencing
DEFENDING ANIMAL LAW OFFENSES IN THE U.S. Protect Your Rights in Cruelty, Neglect & Dangerous Animal Prosecutions & Forfeitures What Every Animal Owner and Defense Attorney Should Know By Jon Squires If this author can prevent cruelty to just one wrongly accused owner-guardian involved in an animal offense prosecution, and/or save just one animal from… Read More GUEST AUTHOR (Jon Squires) DEFENDING ANIMAL LAW OFFENSES IN THE U.S.
Because they know that you’ll believe anything they tell you EVEN when it is obvious they have no idea what the hell they are even talking about. Hey it’s easier then thinking for yourself right? So I get an email from someone who was on scene of a horse “rescue” telling me that the “rescuers”… Read More And the media says… If there is no news or facts let’s invent them!
I have been getting a lot of search terms along the lines of seized animals being forfeited. Just because the govt has seized your property or animals does NOT give them clear title to them. There is this pesky little sentence in that thing called the U.S. Constitution & in most state Constitutions that says:… Read More What are your rights when your animals are seized?
This is the story of love, a man’s love for his animals, about when attorney’s do the right thing, attorney’s who actually care, it is the story of 2 dogs, 1 who wasted away & died in the care of Seattle Animal Control, another who was banished to a Sanctuary, a story of the audacity… Read More Rabon V Seattle An example of cities believing they are above the law.
There is an absolute danger in believing that someone is just too stupid, even stupid people can be evil… Supremely evil. It is fun to watch them stick their heads up their butt & fight for air though. evidently the prosecutor doesn’t just stalk my web page & blog, he follows me where ever I… Read More Well I finally get to represent myself (1 week before trial!!!)