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|