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Emotional(ly) (Un)Support(ed)?Multiple Airlines To Enact Stricter Guidelines Regarding Emotional Support Animals On Flights

By: Jesse Ochoa, J.D. Candidate, May 2019, St. Thomas University School of Law.

If you had to pick between a screaming seven-year-old sitting behind you, kicking your seat, or a peacock perched beside you, stealing every peanut from your hand that you are about to eat, which of the lesser two evils would you pick? Now, […]

April 28th, 2018|Animal Rights, Blog, Governments, Health Law|0 Comments

Emotional Support or Abuse? Airline Passengers Abuse the System to Fly with Fido

Jennifer Weiss, J.D. Candidate, December 2018, St. Thomas University School of Law.

Just when you think you’ve seen it all, in struts a peacock named Dexter, ticket in hand (or shall I say beak), ready to board his United Airlines flight at Newark Liberty International Airport. United refused Dexter entry into the main cabin due to his […]

April 27th, 2018|Animal Rights, Blog, Governments, Health Law|0 Comments

Sharks Are Friends, Not Soup

By: Brian Saenz, J.D. Candidate, May 2018, St. Thomas University School of Law.

Every summer a craze hits our social media platforms that brings out the hashtags, t-shirts, and a flood of tweets. Like most things nowadays, a day or week is dedicated to the topic and after that no one cares until it rolls back around […]

March 27th, 2017|Animal Rights, Blog, Maritime/Admiralty Law|0 Comments