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Cody Carlson

2014, Equal Justice Works Fellowships, Cody Carlson

Cody Carlson

Name of Host Organization: The Humane Society of the United States
City, State: Washington, District of Columbia
Sponsors: Animal Welfare Trust, The Humane Society of the United States

The Project

Cody assisted local law enforcement, prosecutors, agencies, and civil litigators in bringing meaningful enforcement actions following whistleblower documentation of large-scale animal abuse.

The Inspiration

Need Addressed By Project
Undercover investigations conducted by The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) have repeatedly exposed egregious misconduct in a variety of animal industries. Too often, however, the parties responsible are not sufficiently held legally accountable for this misconduct. This project seeks to use HSUS’s findings to spur civil and criminal enforcement actions capable of remedying ongoing harms and deterring future unlawful activity.