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Q: As an attorney admitted in the New York Eastern District Court how do I use the online services
Joel Raphael Zand
Joel Raphael Zand answered on Mar 21, 2013

If you want to browse cases on Justia Dockets in the EDNY, you can do that here:

If you want to file pleadings for your client's case, you will need to set up a PACER account at

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Illinois on
Q: Is it illegal to shoot your own dog whether they are sick or not?
Joel Raphael Zand
Joel Raphael Zand answered on Mar 19, 2013

It is a felony crime to shoot and kill your own dog in Illinois. A person who does this can be convicted of aggravated cruelty (510 ILCS 79/3.2) and may also face criminal charges for animal torture under Illinois state law (510 ILCS 70/3.03). A person convicted of such crimes may be ordered by... Read more »

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