Humane Society Lawyers Fight Culture of Cruelty, Government Bureaucracy

It might be hard enough to fight organized criminal gangs engaged in dog or cock fighting but, as lawyers for the Humane Society of the United States told law students Nov. 5, they sometimes have to fight government bureaucracies as well. Ethan Eddy, a staff attorney for the Society, and Sarah Conant ’06, a Society litigation fellow, are both up to the task. They spoke passionately about their work on behalf of clients without voices or the ability to pay.