New Animal Court Opens

Homeless dog on streets of the city

New Animal Court Opens

May 20th, 2016, Albuquerque:  During a law school project, Amber Marcias-Mayos and Laura Costille discovered that the databases of domestic violence defendants and those for animal neglect or abuse citations often overlapped.  Their analysis and subsequent work towards developing a special court to hear cases regarding animal cruelty resulted in a new Metro Court. Read what the Albuquerque Journal had to say about it here.