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We Say "Tomato," They Say "Woof": The Argument for Abandoning "Provocation" in Dog Bite Statutes

By Phyllis Coleman

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Abstract

When a dog bites, state statutes impose liability on his owner for the resulting injuries and/or label the nonhuman animal "dangerous."

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Marcy Wilhelm-South

Purdue University

Date 2016
Publication Title U. MEM. L. REV
Pages 72
URL https://works.bepress.com/phyllis_coleman/13/
Language English
Additional Language English
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  1. Animal welfare
  2. Bites and stings
  3. Dogs
  4. Health
  5. Mammals
  6. open access
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