Conn. Law Students May Be Enlisted to Represent Animals in Abuse Cases

Bill would send advocates into courtrooms in animal abuse cases

If state Rep. Diane Urban's bill is approved, abused animals in the state will have access to some unlikely allies: Connecticut law students.

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Originally appeared in print as Students May Offer Extra Help in Animal Abuse Cases

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    While I understand and see the good of this bill‘s intent, why not sponsor a bill to give law students classroom credit through practical and real world experience by volunteering to help the many underfunded agencies to represent the poor. As James T. Shearin recently stated, "Providing critically needed legal representation for such individuals during tough economic times helps stabilize communities by making sure families are protected against loss of homes, jobs, and government benefits and children are able to attend school without interruption." My apologies if there are already programs that attempt to do this.

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