CBA Record February-March 2019

YLS Special Issue– Diversity of Opportunity

or type–but to have the closest possible genetic version. Given such developments, industry leaders may want to reconsider their approach to damages. Conclusion Notwithstanding these changes, until courts recognize complete damages for companion animals, valuation will exist as the elephant in the room, and a sense of distrust and injustice will remain in the companion animal-owning community.

CBA Animal Law Committee presents

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Anna Morrison-Ricordati is an attorney prac- ticing in civil litigation and animal law at AMR Law Group, LLC in Chicago, Illinois.

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