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United States v. Robert J. Stevens (Dogfighting)


Federal appeals court accepted HSUS' "friend of the court" brief in support of the United States in a constitutional defense of the Federal Depiction of Animal Cruelty statute, which prohibits the sale of dogfighting videos and other videos in which live animals are actually wounded, tortured, or killed.


 

Court or Agency: United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Plaintiff(s): United States
Defendant: Robert J. Stevens
HSUS Counsel: Ethan Eddy, Jonathan Lovvorn
Outside Counsel: Latham & Watkins
Status: In Briefing