Posts Tagged ‘animal law’

  • Comprehensive Animal Law Site

    The Animal Legal and Historical Center, run by the Michigan State University College of Law, is perhaps the most comprehensive website about animal law. The site allows one to search contents by several variables, including jurisdiction, issue, and species. Unique content includes maps and comparative tables of laws and detailed summaries of several animal law […] Read more...
  • NYC Contemplates An Animal Abuse Registry

    The New York city council is currently considering a proposal that would require convicted animal abusers to register in a manner similar to sex offenders. For more information see the Los Angeles Times story. Read more...
  • Free Willy and the other Orcas?

    Christopher D. Stone’s seminal work, Should Trees Have Standing?, a rallying point for the then burgeoning environmental movement, was originally published in 1972. The book set off a worldwide debate on the basic nature of legal rights that reached the U.S. Supreme Court. At the heart of the book is an argument that the environment […] Read more...
  • Animal Law Resource

    The Animal Legal and Historical Center at Michigan State University College of Law is a terrific resource for researching all aspects of animal law. The site includes a database of domestic and foreign case law, statutes, articles, and news. One can also search for briefs and historical materials. Read more...
  • Finding Animal Law

    The International Institute for Animal Law collects laws affecting animals from around the country. Pulldown menus simplify the research progress. If Biscuit or Xena is traveling with you across the country, this site offers citations and texts to her liability and protections along the way. Read more...
  • Animal Law Resources

    The Center for Animal Law Studies at Lewis and Clark Law School has an extensive set of resources, including links to animal protection laws in the U.S. and Canada, forms, bar associations and organizations, and information about handling a variety of animal neglect or abuse issues. Read more...
  • Law goes to the Dogs

    A coalition of web publishers has created a website that discusses Dog Law—that is, the laws that apply to dogs and dog owners.  Topics include:  licensing, dog bites, barking dogs and landlord and dog tenants.  It is arf-ully informative. Read more...