Petition Update

Updates (In reverse order for ease of reading.)

Ann Thayer
Erie, PA

Oct 29, 2013 — ***As for the current status of the case, as of September 19, 2013, amicus briefs have been filed by the United States, the Humane Society, the San Francisco-based Animal Legal Defense Fund along with the Prosecuting Attorneys Assn., represented by Austin attorney Scott Hendler, and by through Daphne Pattison Silverman. (
*Ms. Silverman's amicus brief can be found here:
*Summary statement in the brief: "For the reasons given in this Brief, Amicus Curiae urges this Honorable Court to find that the District Court erred in determining that Section 48 violates the Constitution and therefore to reverse the Court’s ruling dismissing the case."