ISBN-10:
1576071472
ISBN-13:
9781576071472
Pub. Date:
11/02/2001
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Animals and the Law: A Sourcebook

Animals and the Law: A Sourcebook

by Jordan CurnuttJordan Curnutt

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Overview

Offers a comprehensive overview of the legislation and legal issues surrounding animals.

Written by Jordan Curnutt, Animals and the Law covers everything from the Silver Spring monkeys, subjects in the first U.S. lab raided by police where criminal charges were filed against a scientist conducting federally funded research, to sex with animals. Among the subjects reviewed are kosher and Halal food restrictions, mad cow disease and cattle cannibalism, animals in laboratories, and as entertainment—in circuses, zoos, rodeos, horse racing, cockfighting, and more. Also included are appendixes of animal organizations, cases, statutes and regulations, and an extensive bibliography.


• Includes a list of major animal organizations actively engaged in legal matters on a national level

• Includes tables of cases, authorities, statutes, and regulations

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781576071472
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/02/2001
Series: Contemporary Legal Issues
Pages: 591
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.31(d)
Age Range: 12 Years

About the Author

Jordan Curnutt, PhD, is assistant professor of philosophy at St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN.

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