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Animal Law: Welfare, Interests, and Rights

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Edition: 2nd ed., 2011


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This innovative book explores the emerging area of animal rights law. Animal Law: Welfare, Interest, and Rights asks the question, “What are the arguments for animal rights as a matter of philosophy and at law?” David Favre, a well-known figure in the area of animal rights, discusses how the legal system today deals with animal-human relationships as well as how it may do so in the future.

David Favre, who has extensive experience teaching and speaking around the world on animal issues, has crafted an exceptional text. Among its many attributes:

The author covers over 100 years of legal history regarding animal rights, beginning in 1867 with the adoption of the New York Anti-Cruelty Law.
Materials are presented to highlight the animal issues that people most commonly face, including ownership, sales, divorce, recovery for damages for harm to animals, and providing for animals in wills.
Criminal liability under state anti-cruelty laws is considered in detail, including topical issues such dog fighting and the hoarding of animals.
Veterinary malpractice and the state’s ability to control animals such as dangerous dogs and pet snakes are explored.
The status of commercial agricultural animals is presented in detail – including factual information and policy concepts – in order to consider what future law might be appropriate.
The text offers engaging, student-friendly problems and case studies on many of the main topic areas in animal rights.

Animal Law: Welfare, Interest, and Rights is certain to become the preeminent text in the area of animal rights.


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ISBN 9781454802662
Edition 2nd ed., 2011
Publisher Aspen Publishing