04/19/2011 08:47 am ET | Updated Jun 19, 2011

Kansas Law Student Organizes Animal Cruelty Clinic

LAWRENCE -- A dog-loving law student at the University of Kansas wants to make sure criminal cases of animal cruelty are prosecuted as thoroughly as violence against people.

At the suggestion of a professor, Katie Barnett is organizing what her research suggests would be the first animal cruelty prosecution clinic at a U.S. law school.

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