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The HSUS et al. v. California State Board of Equalization (Battery Cage Tax Breaks)


State court action challenging the California State Board of Equalization's practice of granting tax exemptions to purchasers of battery cages which are designed and used to confine hens in violation of state animal cruelty laws.


 

Court or Agency: Superior Court of California, County of San Francisco
Plaintiff(s): The HSUS and individual state taxpayers
Defendant: California State Board of Equalization and the California State Controller
HSUS Counsel: Peter Brandt, Carter Dillard, Jonathan Lovvorn
Outside Counsel: Evans & Page
Status: Appeal Pending