Recent Developments in Animal Law: Leading Lawyers on Complying with Evolving Regulations and Overcoming Animal Rights Challenges

Guide for practitioners representing various types of animal owners and animal use industries and covering topics such as licensing requirements for breeders and dealers, Animal Welfare Act regulations, defending animal abuse cases, and considerations for animals in estate planning.

Rattling the Cage: Toward Legal Rights for Animals

This book forms the basis of the Nonhuman Rights Project’s campaign to obtain fundamental legal rights for certain animals. It argues that modern scientific findings about the cognitive, emotional and social capacities of chimpanzees and bonobos demonstrate that the law’s failure to recognize them as legal persons entitled to fundamental rights is in error under basic principles of common law.