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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:
Animal Law: Welfare, Interest, and Rights is certain to become the preeminent teaching tool in the area of animal rights. If you are teaching a course in animal rights law – or contemplating teaching one – be sure to examine this perceptive, comprehensive text.
An author website to support classroom instruction using this title is available at http://www.aspenlawschool.com/favre.
David Favre was recently interviewed on the ABC News regarding an Animal Rights case. View the video on ABC News now.
Ch. 1 Introduction 1
Ch. 2 Animal Ownership 33
Ch. 3 Veterinarian Malpractice 103
Ch. 4 Damages for Harm to Pets 133
Ch. 5 State Regulation of Ownership 163
Ch. 6 Anti-Cruelty Laws - History and Intentional Acts 203
Ch. 7 Anti-Cruelty Laws - Duty to Provide Care 255
Ch. 8 Agricultural Animals 287
Ch. 9 Access to Courts - Standing and Legal Injury 325
Ch. 10 The Animal Welfare Act 363
Ch. 11 Animal Rights - The Jurisprudence 405
Ch. 12 Animal Rights - The Social Movement 445
Table of Cases 183