An Introduction to Animals and the Law

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Springer, Nov 2, 2010 - Philosophy - 252 pages
This exploration of the newly emerging, diverse, and controversial area of animal lawpresents a basic survey of the laws designed to protect animals, analyzing and critiquing them, and proposing a future where the legal regime properly recognizes and protects the inherent worth of all animals.
 

Contents

The Basics
1
2 AntiCruelty Laws
22
3 Animal Welfare Laws
71
4 Animal Control and Management Laws
118
5 Animals the Constitution and Private Law
152
Animals as Subjects an AllInclusive Legal
171
Notes
193
Index
233
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JOAN SCHAFFNER is an Associate Professor of Law at the George Washington University Law School and Directs the George Washington Animal Law Program. She is the 2009-10Chair, ABA TIPS Animal Law Committee; Founding Chair. AALS Section on Animal Law; and Fellow, Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics.

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