Sunday, September 19, 2010

Tennessee Week for the Animals Animal Law & Cruelty Seminar Night September 21, 2010

Distinguished panel gathers for animal law and cruelty night at Christian Brothers University in Memphis, Tennessee.


PRLog (Press Release) – Sep 19, 2010 – (Memphis, Tennessee) Animal World USA is pleased to announce an evening created to address animal issues with an extraordinary panel of speakers that will address animal law and cruelty. The gathering which will take place on Tuesday, September 21 from 6:30-9:00 pm is the first of its kind in bringing together an impressive variety of community leaders to highlight how to help the animals. Animals are facing an increasing level of neglect and cruelty, and this evening promises to engage and empower the community with new ways in which we can come together on their behalf.

Distinguished speakers:

Memphis Bar Association Executive Director Anne Fritz will be presenting the speakers. Judge Donna M. Fields will be closing the evening.

-Memphis Police Department Director Larry Godwin
Subject: Newly formed MPD Animal Cruelty Response Team

-Memphis Criminal Court, Division VIII 30th Judicial District Judge Chris Craft
Subject: Dogfighting and the need to protect the defenseless animals

-Shelby County District 92 Representative G.A. Hardaway
Subject: Engaging the community

-Shelby County Assistant D.A. Attorney General Dan Byer
Subject: Prosecuting animal cruelty cases in court

-Shelby County Sheriff Detective Todd Cockman
Subject: Investigating animal cruelty in the community

- Advocates Cindy Sanders former federal officer and Jackie Johns, former federal officer of the Department of Justice, founders of Community Action for Animals. Dedicated to ending animal abuse and responsible for ending puppy sales in Memphis flea markets and roadside pet sales.

General information:

The public is encouraged to attend. Free admission. For more information call 877-454-0807 or email

Website is

Christian Brothers University
Spain Auditorium
650 E Parkway South
Memphis, TN 38104

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