Animal Law: Welfare Interests & Rights, Second Edition (Aspen Elective) (Paperback)

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In Animal Law: Welfare, Interest, and Rights, author David Favre uses problems, case studies, and doctrine as part of a thoughtful exploration of the history, law, and policy of animals rights. Including ample material on jurisprudence, Favre asks students to consider: What are the arguments for animal rights as a matter of philosophy and law? Student-friendly text introduces cases that address a variety of topics. A rich selection of materials shed light on the history of legal and policy protections for animals dating back to 1867. The timely Second Edition updates Animal Law: Welfare, Interest, and Rights. A New Jersey case and legislature impacts animals in agriculture. Favre considers recent cases on dog fighting, as well as a custody dispute case involving a dog. The procedural standing chapter offers timely new cases and a new, improved organization. Tracing the development of animal rights law, this innovative casebook features:
  • David Favre, who has extensive experience teaching and speaking around the world on animal rights issues
  • a consistent emphasis on issues that the public faces with regard to animals, including ownership, sale, veterinary malpractice, recovery for damages for harm to animals, and more
  • accessible problems and engaging case studies on animal rights topics
  • jurisprudence and legal reasoning: what are the arguments for animal rights as a matter of philosophy and law?
  • case decisions supported by informative text
  • a rich variety of material that traces the 100-year history of animal rights
  • an in-depth treatment of the law and policy protecting commercial and agricultural animals
The timely Second Edition includes:
  • a key New Jersey decision and legislation concerning animals in agricultural
  • recent cases on dog fighting
  • a look at dog custody in a divorce case
  • new cases on procedural standing
  • a new case on an individual hoarding animals



Product Details
ISBN: 9781454802662
ISBN-10: 1454802669
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
Publication Date: May 1st, 2011
Pages: 512
Language: English
Series: Aspen Elective