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IUPUI professor among IU faculty named most influential by National Jurist magazine

INDIANAPOLIS — An IUPUI professor is one of two Indiana University faculty members named to a list of the 25 most influential people in legal education by National Jurist magazine.

Randall T. Shepard, distinguished visiting professor in the IU School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and visiting professor at the Indiana University McKinney School of Law, also part of the IUPUI campus, is No. 21 on the annual list.

Richmond, Va. — Virginia’s legislature has just voted to sell naming rights to some of the state’s roads, and PETA is hoping to be one of the first to take advantage of the new opportunity by encouraging residents to drive their dogs and cats to a veterinary clinic. In a letter sent today to the chairperson of the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB), PETA, whose headquarters is in Norfolk, requests a reduced rate to rename a road “Spay Today Way.” Fixing roadways prevents accidents, and fixing cats and dogs does, too: People can prevent more homeless animals from ending up on Virginia’s streets or crowded into Virginia’s animal shelters, where taxpayers must pay for their care and, regrettably, often their destruction.

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LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Eagan Avenatti, LLP announced today the filing of a class action lawsuit against cosmetic companies Estee Lauder, Avon Products, and Mary Kay on behalf of American consumers deceived by the companies’ false and misleading representations relating to animal testing of their products. Beltran et al. v. Estee Lauder, et al., United States District Court – Central District of California, Case No. SA12-CV312 CJC (ANX).

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Tallahassee, Fla. — Days after the Florida legislature passed a bill repealing Florida’s 45-year ban on dyeing animals, PETA has fired off an appeal to Florida Gov. Rick Scott on behalf of PETA’s more than 100,000 Floridian supporters, to ask him not to sign this “regressive” bill into law. As PETA points out in its […]

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PETA, Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control Team Up to Nab Dog, Puppy Abusers Man and Boy Charged After Videos Show Them Hanging and Throwing Dogs and Force-Feeding Them Feces   Fort Wayne, Ind. — Just four days after PETA notified Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control (FWACC) of a series of videos in which […]

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Hoosiers torture several small dogs

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Just Released: 20th Anniversary Edition of PETA President’s Engaging True Story of the Daring Adventures of America’s Animal Rights Revolution

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  Syracuse, N.Y. — PETA fired off an urgent letter to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) this morning, just days after the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released the results of an investigation concerning disgraced former State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate neuroscience and physiology department chair Michael […]

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