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    Good Dogs and the Law: Service, Emotional Support, Therapy and Facility Animals

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    Service animals, emotional support or comfort animals, therapy animals, and facility dogs - enter the sometimes confounding world of dogs and the law. What are the differences between each and what laws affect each category?

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    This webinar will examine:

    • Section 35.136 of the Americans with Disabilities Act which covers service animals,
    • Reasonable accommodations as it pertains to housing and air travel under the Fair Housing Act and the Air Carrier Access Act for emotional support/comfort animals,
    • How therapy animals differ from the above categories with generally no special rights of access;
    • How facility dogs are used by prosecutor’s offices, Children’s Advocacy Centers, law enforcement, Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) programs and family courts including best practices when setting up a facility dog program.

    Panelists:

    • Moderator: Jill Mariani, Special Investigative Counsel, NY County District Attorney’s Office, New York, New York
    • Rebecca J. Huss, General Counsel, Best Friends Animal Society, Kanab, UT
    • Gary Norman, Chair of Maryland Commission on Civil Rights, Baltimore, MD
    • Colleen Phelan, Victim Advocate, Pima County Attorney’s Office, Tucson, AZ

    Scholarships to defray tuition expense for ABA Government and Public Sector Lawyer Division programs are available upon application on a program-by-program, case-by-case basis. Preference will be given to public interest lawyers, government lawyers, full-time law professors, solo or small firm practitioners of limited means, and unemployed attorneys. A minimum fee may be charged on all approved scholarship applications to defray expenses. For programs with tuition costs over $500, qualifying attorneys will receive at least a 50% reduction in the course fee(s). To request an application or receive additional information, contact Alison Hill at 202-662-1024 or alison.hill@americanbar.org.

    View additional MCLE information for your jurisdiction.

    The ABA will seek 1.5 hours of general CLE credit in 60-minute states and 1.8 hours of CLE credit in 50-minute states. Credit hours granted are subject to each state's approval and credit rounding rules.

    This transitional CLE program has been approved for newly admitted and experienced NY-licensed attorneys in accordance with the requirements of the New York State CLE Board for 1.5 New York CLE credits.

    Event Details

    Duration

    90

    Format

    Web

    Date

    Sep 12, 2019

    2019-09-12T13:00:00-04:00 2019-09-12T14:30:00-04:00 Good Dogs and the Law: Service, Emotional Support, Therapy and Facility Animals

    Service animals, emotional support or comfort animals, therapy animals, and facility dogs - enter the sometimes confounding world of dogs and the law. What are the differences between each and what laws affect each category?

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    Panelists

    Colleen Phelan

    Gary C Norman

    Rebecca J Huss

    Moderators

    MCLE Information

    The ABA will seek 1.50 CLE general credit hours in 60-minute-hour states, and 1.80 general credit hours of CLE credit for this program in 50-minute states. Credit hours are estimated and are subject to each state’s approval and credit rounding rules.

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