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When the Evidence Needs a Home: Best Practices for Pre-Conviction Forfeiture Statute Use

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Animals seized in the course of cruelty cases have unique needs, which can pose challenges involving evidence preservation, unanticipated drains on law enforcement resources, and harm to the animals themselves.

Join Animal Legal Defense Fund Senior Staff Attorney David B. Rosengard to discuss how various versions of state pre-conviction forfeiture statutes offer ways to overcome these hurdles, providing better outcomes for all involved.

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Date Created: February 3, 2021