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An Introduction to Animals and the Law [electronic resource].

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780230235649Series: The Palgrave Macmillan Animal Ethics SeriesPublication details: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.ISBN:
  • 9780230294677
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: An Introduction to Animals and the LawDDC classification:
  • 179.3
LOC classification:
  • HV4711
Online resources:
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Abbreviations; Table of Authorities; Series Preface; Acknowledgments; 1 Animals and the Law: The Basics; Introduction; What is animal law?; The ""animals""; The ""law""; Legal systems; Sources of law; Legal rules and legal rights; Animals as things owned as property; Moving on from the basics; 2 Anti-Cruelty Laws; State statutes; The basic elements; The link; A progressive anti-cruelty law: Puerto Rico; Common law: interpreting and applying anti-cruelty statutes; Targeting animal fighting; When animal-cruelty statutes arguably infringe defendants' constitutional rights
Infringing speechInfringing religious practices; A case study: cruelty to animals used for food - comparing the New Jersey and Israeli approaches; The animals - who they are and our obligations to them; The court's role; ""Accepted agricultural practices""; Humane versus cruel; Lessons learned; What about wildlife?; Introduction; Anti-cruelty versus game laws; Hunting and trapping; A brief comparison to Australasia; Enforcement: public and private; 3 Animal Welfare Laws; Introduction: animal welfare acts; Animals used for research; Goals and functions; Procedures for implementing
Progressive approaches: the United Kingdom and the European Union4 Animal Control and Management Laws; Domestic animals; Controlling ownership; Challenging animal control laws; Legislating to save homeless companion animals; Dangerous dog laws; A hypothetical case study: feral cats; Wildlife; State game laws; Federal conservation laws; 5 Animals, the Constitution and Private Law; Animals and the constitution; State constitutions; Constitutions worldwide; A case study: animal protection in the German constitution; Animals and private law; Regulating interpersonal relationships
Protecting the owner's interestsA case study: valuing companion animals; 6 The Future: Animals as Subjects, an All-Inclusive Legal Regime; Welfare versus rights; Problems for animals under current law; Approaches for improving the law for animals; Four approaches along the continuum; A progressive model act; A brief summary of the five approaches; The future: an all-inclusive legal regime; Some basics to create an all-inclusive legal paradigm; Examples; Conclusion; Notes; Index
The three RsEnforcement; A case study: standing and the AWA; Comparison to the United Kingdom; Animals used for breeding and sold as pets; Animals used for entertainment; Defining ""exhibitor""; Regulating exhibitors; The ethics of exhibiting animals; A case study: seeking to protect Asian elephants in the Ringling Brothers' Circus; Animals used for food; Introduction: factory farming; Regulating slaughter and transport; A case study: statutory and regulatory interpretation excluding birds from the HMSA; Some hopeful developments at the state level; Thinking outside the battery cage
Summary: 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.
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Cover; Contents; Abbreviations; Table of Authorities; Series Preface; Acknowledgments; 1 Animals and the Law: The Basics; Introduction; What is animal law?; The ""animals""; The ""law""; Legal systems; Sources of law; Legal rules and legal rights; Animals as things owned as property; Moving on from the basics; 2 Anti-Cruelty Laws; State statutes; The basic elements; The link; A progressive anti-cruelty law: Puerto Rico; Common law: interpreting and applying anti-cruelty statutes; Targeting animal fighting; When animal-cruelty statutes arguably infringe defendants' constitutional rights

Infringing speechInfringing religious practices; A case study: cruelty to animals used for food - comparing the New Jersey and Israeli approaches; The animals - who they are and our obligations to them; The court's role; ""Accepted agricultural practices""; Humane versus cruel; Lessons learned; What about wildlife?; Introduction; Anti-cruelty versus game laws; Hunting and trapping; A brief comparison to Australasia; Enforcement: public and private; 3 Animal Welfare Laws; Introduction: animal welfare acts; Animals used for research; Goals and functions; Procedures for implementing

Progressive approaches: the United Kingdom and the European Union4 Animal Control and Management Laws; Domestic animals; Controlling ownership; Challenging animal control laws; Legislating to save homeless companion animals; Dangerous dog laws; A hypothetical case study: feral cats; Wildlife; State game laws; Federal conservation laws; 5 Animals, the Constitution and Private Law; Animals and the constitution; State constitutions; Constitutions worldwide; A case study: animal protection in the German constitution; Animals and private law; Regulating interpersonal relationships

Protecting the owner's interestsA case study: valuing companion animals; 6 The Future: Animals as Subjects, an All-Inclusive Legal Regime; Welfare versus rights; Problems for animals under current law; Approaches for improving the law for animals; Four approaches along the continuum; A progressive model act; A brief summary of the five approaches; The future: an all-inclusive legal regime; Some basics to create an all-inclusive legal paradigm; Examples; Conclusion; Notes; Index

The three RsEnforcement; A case study: standing and the AWA; Comparison to the United Kingdom; Animals used for breeding and sold as pets; Animals used for entertainment; Defining ""exhibitor""; Regulating exhibitors; The ethics of exhibiting animals; A case study: seeking to protect Asian elephants in the Ringling Brothers' Circus; Animals used for food; Introduction: factory farming; Regulating slaughter and transport; A case study: statutory and regulatory interpretation excluding birds from the HMSA; Some hopeful developments at the state level; Thinking outside the battery cage

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.