This brief monograph, though dated, is still relevant in describing the ways in which the welfare of farmed animals has been removed as a subject of legal regulation in the United States. Also in Law...

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Law and Policy, Animal Welfare, Farmed Animals, Animals We Eat, Animals in Agriculture
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Political theory is the grounding for this analysis of the obligations that arise from the varied ways that animals relate to human societies and institutions. The authors assert that, since different...

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Law and Policy
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A concise summary of how the law regulates human uses and interactions with animals, cutting across numerous substantive areas of law and providing an analysis of the consideration and protection of...

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Law and Policy
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Interviews with experts in animal studies and policy. Hosted by Siobhan O’Sullivan.

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Law and Policy
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A short book in which thirteen philosophers write in support of the Nonhuman Rights Project’s efforts to have a court recognize specific individual chimpanzees as legal persons and entitled to a writ...

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Law and Policy, Philosophy and Ethics
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A political scientist who has written prolifically about animals argues here that our thinking about the proper way to treat animals should be rooted in concepts of justice. While acknowledging that...

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Law and Policy, Philosophy and Ethics
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A casebook for use in law school classes, framed according to traditional legal headings such as tort, contract, criminal and constitutional law.

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Law and Policy, Educational Resources
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A deep dive into one of the thorniest questions in contemporary animal activism: What are the differences, and similarities, between violent animal exploitation and abortion of human fetuses and how...

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Law and Policy
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A political scientist examines the structure of animal protection legislation with an eye toward how the law treats different types of animals, particularly the tendency to favor those animals who are...

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Law and Policy
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“[A] comprehensive repository of information about animal law, including: over 1200 full text cases (US, historical, and UK), over 1400 US statutes, over 60 topics and comprehensive explanations...

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Law and Policy
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