United States v. Stevens: win, loss, or draw for animals?
Contributor(s):: Cassuto, D. N.
Robert Stevens was indicated for marketing dog-fighting videos in violation of 18 U.S.C. Section 48, a law criminalizing depictions of animals being "intentionally mutilated, tortured, wounded, or killed..." The law aimed principally at "crush videos," but extended to dog-fighting as well....
Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress and the Fair Market Value Approach in Wisconsin: The Case for Extending Tort Protection to Companion Animals and Their Owners
Contributor(s):: Pintar, Janice M.
Defining human: Species, sanity, and legal subjecthood
Contributor(s):: Weller, Kris
Human-dolphin encounter spaces: A qualitative investigation of the geographies and ethics of swim-with-the-dolphins programs
Contributor(s):: Stewart, Kristin L.
Prosecutorial discretion and the social construction of animal cruelty: How cruel is "cruel"?
Contributor(s):: Muehlenbeck, Kerry Lynn
Prosecutorial decision making in the face of changing norms: An exploratory study of animal cruelty prosecution in New York
Contributor(s):: Kordzek, Andrea L.
Nov 26 2013
2013 Large Animal Technicians' Clinical Conference
How to Give the Dog a Home: Using Mediation to Solve Companion Animal Custody Disputes
Contributor(s):: Emily Franklin
The article presents information on the domestication of dogs with respect to the resolution of the custody disputes of the animals and the method of mediation for the solving the disputes of companion animals in the U.S. Companion animals are considered as the essential part of the family in the...
No Cracks in the Wall: The Standing Barrier and the Need for Restructuring Animal Protection Laws
Contributor(s):: Kristen Stuber Snyder
American society's perception of animals has come a long way since the country was founded over 200 years ago. However, the court system has been slow to evolve along with these views, and the standing requirement maintains a barrier for those wishing to enforce protection through litigation....
Oct 17 2013
3rd Conference on Global Animal Health
United States Animal Health Association 117th Annual Meeting
Oct 16 2013
TOPRA Annual Veterinary Medicines Symposium 2013
All the lizards stand and say "Yes Yes Yes" : the element of play in legal actions against animals and inanimate objects
Contributor(s):: Anna Pervukhin
Legal actions against non-humans (whether animals or objects) were once widespread. They were viewed seriously and undoubtedly served important social functions. This article considers the possibility that some of these actions may have been playful as well. Certain aspects of legal actions...
Condo pet policies and the Fair Housing Act: Dubois v. Association of Apartment Owners
Contributor(s):: Roger Bernhardt
This article discusses a Ninth Circuit case where plaintiffs unsuccessfully claimed violation of the Fair Housing Act because the homeowners association had never refused to make the requested accommodation.
A review of the welfare consequences of surgical castration in piglets and the evaluation of non-surgical methods
Contributor(s):: Prunier, A., Bonneau, M., Borell, E. H. von, Cinotti, S., Gunn, M., Fredriksen, B., Giersing, M., Morton, D. B., Tuyttens, F. A. M., Velarde, A.
Assessing pig welfare at stunning in Swedish commercial abattoirs using CO<sub>2</sub> group-stun methods
Contributor(s):: Atkinson, S., Velarde, A., Llonch, P., Algers, B.
Can the law help us to tackle genetic diseases that affect the welfare of dogs?
Contributor(s):: Boissevain, I.
Challenges to implementing animal welfare standards in New Zealand
Contributor(s):: O'Connor, C. E., Bayvel, A. C. D.
Critical control points in the delivery of improved animal welfare
Contributor(s):: Webster, J.
Government regulations of Shechita (Jewish religious slaughter) in the twenty-first century: are they ethical?
Contributor(s):: Zivotofsky, A. Z.