I'm going to go out on a limb here and, without even having seen a motion or heard an argument, predict that the cruelty charge(s) will be reinstated. This has been a Cognitive Dissidence exclusive (the latest of many). — June 13, 2009
[W]e reverse the orders of the circuit courts dismissing the charges against the Kuenzis. We remand with directions to reinstate the charges in both cases. — February 24, 2011You're welcome.
* ¶16 To sum up, § 951.02 prohibits "cruel" treatment of "any animal." The term "any animal" is broadly defined so that, on its face, the term encompasses the wild deer at issue in this case.