Summary: This innovative book explores the emerging area of animal rights law.Animal Law: Welfare, Interest, and Rights asks the question, ''What are thearguments for animal rights as a matter of philosophy and at law?'' DavidFavre, a well-known figure in the area of animal rights, discusses how thelegal system today deals with animal-human relationships as well as how it maydo so in the future.David Favre, who has extensive experience teaching and speaking around theworld on animal issues, h ...show moreas crafted an exceptional text. Among its manyattributes: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 mostcommonly face, including ownership, sales, divorce, recovery for damages forharm 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 asdangerous 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 whatfuture law might be appropriate.The text offers engaging, student-friendly problems and case studies on manyof the main topic areas in animal rights.Additional chapters, available on the Web as PDF files, include coverage ofprivate regulation of ownership by landlords and condo associations, controlof wildlife by the state, and animals in scienceAnimal Law: Welfare, Interest, and Rights is certain to become thepreeminent teaching tool in the area of animal rights. If you are teaching acourse in animal rights law - or contemplating teaching one - be sure toexamine this perceptive, comprehensive text.An author website to support classroom instruction using thi ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 2ND 11
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