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Animals and the Law

ISBN13: 9781552212318
Published: November 2011
Publisher: Irwin Law Inc
Country of Publication: Canada
Format: Paperback
Price: £47.00

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Animals and the Law examines the unique role that animals play as living property in a legal system conceived by and for human beings. On the one hand, animals are things that we buy, eat, and use in experiments.

On the other, they are beloved family companions. The book traces the history of laws dealing with animals, from the animal trials which began in the thirteenth century in Europe, through the development of anti-cruelty laws, to the present struggle to cope with the conflicting implications of biotechnology and other industrial uses for animals, and, indeed, artificially created living things.

Throughout, the book critically evaluates the present legal status of animals and asks us to consider whether animals should be viewed as objects, as legal subjects, as legal persons, or as something else entirely.

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Foreword by Clayton C. Ruby
PART I: What is an Animal?
Chapter 1: The History of Western Ideas about Animals
Chapter 2: Current Ideas: From Science to Philosophy to Law
PART II : Legal Landscape
Chapter 3: Federal Anti-cruelty Laws
Chapter 4: Provincial Animal Welfare Legislation
PART III : Specific Uses of Animal Things
Chapter 5: Companions
Chapter 6: Food
Chapter 7: Research Tools
Chapter 8: Beasts
Closing Thoughts
Table of Cases

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Constitutional Law 4th ed ISBN 9781552213032
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The Law of Contracts 2nd ed ISBN 9781552213056
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Personal Property Security Law 2nd ed ISBN 9781552212998
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Environmental Law 4th ed ISBN 9781552213452
Published August 2012
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Income Tax Law 2nd ed. ISBN 9781552212356
Published January 2012
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The Law of Evidence 6th ed ISBN 9781552212189
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The Law of Torts 4th ed ISBN 9781552212127
Published May 2011
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Legal Research and Writing 3rd ed. ISBN 9781552211762
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Conflict of Laws ISBN 9781552211809
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Environmental Law 3rd ed ISBN 9781552211311
Published November 2008
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Individual Employment Law 2nd ed. ISBN 9781552211557
Published September 2008
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Statutory Interpretation 2nd ed ISBN 9781552211380
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