Animals and the Law: A Sourcebook available in Hardcover
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- ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
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 entertainmentin 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
About the Author
Jordan Curnutt, PhD, is assistant professor of philosophy at St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN.