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Claddie Savage v. Steve Prator (Louisiana cockfighting)


The HSUS filed papers asking the Louisiana Supreme Court to uphold a local law prohibiting cockfighting. The court upheld a Caddo Parish ordinance in January 2006, reversing two lower court decisions that found the ban to be beyond the power of local authorities under the state constitution.


 

Court or Agency: Louisiana Supreme Court
Plaintiff(s): Claddie Savage and other cockfighting pit owners
Defendant: Caddo Parish Sheriff
HSUS Counsel: Jonathan Lovvorn, Peter Brandt
Outside Counsel: Phelps Dunbar, LLP
Status: Completed