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    Animal Rights Law

    ISBN-10: 0379113635
    ISBN-13: 9780379113631
    Author(s): Margaret C. Jasper
    Description: The evolution of animal rights legislation, anti-cruelty statutes, the Federal Animal Welfare Act, and the Endangered Species Act are examined in this volume. The legal rights afforded animals in particular situations are also explored, as well as  More...
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    Edition: 2nd
    Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
    Binding: Hardcover
    Pages: 257
    Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
    Weight: 1.342
    Language: English

    The evolution of animal rights legislation, anti-cruelty statutes, the Federal Animal Welfare Act, and the Endangered Species Act are examined in this volume. The legal rights afforded animals in particular situations are also explored, as well as the history of the animal rights movement. A directory, appendix, and glossary are included. The Legal Almanac series serves to educate the general public on a variety of legal issues pertinent to everyday life and to keep readers informed of their rights and remedies under the law. Each volume in the series presents an explanation of a specific legal issue in simple, clearly written text, making the Almanac a concise and perfect desktop reference tool. All volumes provide state-by-state coverage. Selected state statutes are included, as are important case law and legislation, charts and tables for comparison.

    About the Author
    Introduction
    The Animal Rights Movement
    An Overview
    Legislative Efforts
    Animal Rights Organizations
    Animal Welfare
    Strict Animal Rights
    Animal Liberation
    People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta)
    Animal Anti-Cruelty Legislation
    Historical Background
    Modern Day Legislation
    Protected Rights
    The Right to Nourishment and Adequate Living Conditions
    The Right to Protection from Abandonment
    The Right to Protection from Poisoning
    The Right to Humane Transportation
    Standard of Proof
    Exemption for Scientific Experimentation
    Domestic Animals
    Marine Mammals
    In General
    The Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972
    Commercial Whaling
    The Tuna Industry
    Livestock and the Meatpacking Industry
    In General
    The Federal Humane Slaughter Act
    Animal Experimentation
    Historical Background
    Procurement Laws
    The Federal Animal Welfare Act
    The Improved Standards for Laboratory Animals Act
    Animal Care Committees
    Animal Experimentation in the Classroom
    Hunting and Wildlife Management
    In General
    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
    Citizen Involvement
    Trapping
    Types of Traps
    Trap Visitation
    Miscellaneous Restrictions
    Hunter Harassment Statutes
    Wildlife Management
    Deer Hunts
    Wildlife Contraception
    Protection of Wild Horses
    Sports and Entertainment
    Animals in Captivity
    Horse Racing
    Animal Fights
    Endangered Species
    In General
    The Endangered Species Act
    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
    Regional Offices
    The USFWS Division of Endangered Species
    Companion Animals
    In General
    Applicable Law
    Federal Legislation
    The Housing and Urban Rural Recovery Act of 1983
    The Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988
    The Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990
    The Rehabilitation Act of 1973
    The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
    State Laws
    Animal Sacrifice
    In General
    Santeria
    Animal Sacrifice
    Appendices
    National Animal Rights Organizations
    State Animal Anti-Cruelty Statutes
    Federal Animal Welfare Act (7 U.S.C. [section] 2131 ET SEQ.)
    Complaint--Kissinger V. Board of Trustees of Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine
    State Hunter Harassment Statutes
    Sample Hunter Harassment Statute--State of Massachusetts
    Wild and Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act
    Endangered Species--Categorized by State
    The Endangered Species Act
    Usfws Endangered Species Program Offices
    Glossary
    Bibliography

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