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Contributor(s):: Evans, E. P.
The criminal prosecution and capital punishment of animals
Feb 18 2016
Harvard Workshop on Animals in Comparative Constitutional Law
Animal Welfare in Human-Animal Interactions
Contributor(s):: Myrna Milani
Just as what comprises acceptable welfare in any people involved in human-animal interactions (HAI) represents an amalgam of multiple components that related to multiple disciplines, what comprises the welfare of the animals involved in these same interactions is...
Contributor(s):: Skarbnik, John H.
How Much Is That Doggie in the Window?
Contributor(s):: Curriden, Mark
Take Your Dog to Work Day—Everyday
Contributor(s):: McDonald, James J., Jr.
Helping at-risk youth overcome trauma and substance abuse through animal-assisted therapy
Contributor(s):: Kelly, Melissa A., Cozzolino, Callandre A.
Prisoners, pups, and PTSD: the grass roots response to veterans with PTSD
Contributor(s):: Furst, Gennifer
Don't Let Slip the Dogs of War: An Argument for Reclassifying Military Working Dogs as "Canine Members of the Armed Forces"
Contributor(s):: Michael J. Kranzler
Dogs have been an integral part of military activities around the world dating back more than two thousand years. They have fended off invasions and helped bring down one of the world's most notorious terrorist leaders. Yet under current law, they are afforded nearly the same...
Stray and Owner-Relinquished Animals Statute
Mandates methods and practices for animal euthanasia in all public and private agencies sheltering stray or owner-relinquished animals. Requires mandatory holding periods and conditions that must be satisfied before any animal is killed. Mandates shelters to develop and follow care, cleaning, and...
The Need for Judicial Restriction on the Use of Drug Detecting Canines
Contributor(s):: William R. Pomeroy
The use of drug sniffing dogs to detect smuggled contraband began in September 1970 as a means of interdicting the flow of illegal drugs "through border ports and at major gateways" of this country.' Since then, the use of dogs to detect contraband has been expanded...
The Endangered Species Act: A New Avenue for Climate Change Litigation
Contributor(s):: Sarah Jane Morath
Polar bears grace the cover of numerous wildlife calendars and magazines; they generate crowds at zoos and aquariums; they are popular stuffed animals; they even appear in soft drink commercials. Despite their fame, a time could come when polar bears no longer roam the Arctic. The...
Animal Behavior Evidence
Contributor(s):: Sandra Muckelston
Evidence as to the actions of animals occupies a small niche in the field of criminal evidence. Within the area of animal behavior evidence the major preoccupation has been with problems relating to tracking dogs, particularly bloodhound testimony.' The Montana Supreme...
State v. Rabb: Dog Sniffs Close to Home
Contributor(s):: Timothy C. Stone
Sensory perception is an inextricable part of Fourth Amendment' jurisprudence. A policeman's sense of smell, for example, can create probable cause for a lawful search or seizure. A canine's sense of smell operates much like our own, except that its sensory...
Bird-window collisions: a critical animal welfare and conservation issue
Contributor(s):: Klem, D., Jr.
Sheet glass and plastic in the form of clear and reflective windows are universally lethal to birds. Reasonable interpretation of available scientific evidence describes windows as a principal human-associated avian mortality factor that is an indiscriminant killer of common species as well as...
Citizens, consumers and animals: what role do experts assign to public values in establishing animal welfare standards?
Contributor(s):: Degeling, C., Johnson, J.
The public can influence animal welfare law and regulation. However what constitutes 'the public' is not a straightforward matter. A variety of different publics have an interest in animal use and this has implications for the governance of animal welfare. This article presents an ethnographic...
Factors affecting the human attribution of emotions toward animals
Contributor(s):: Wilkins, A. M., McCrae, L. S., McBride, E. A.
Attribution of emotions to animals can affect human-animal interactions and dictate animal welfare laws. However, little is known about the factors that influence these attributions. We investigated the effect of belief in animal mind, pet ownership, emotional intelligence, eating orientation,...
A study of the statutes, regulations and judicial rulings impacting the access of service animals to the public schools
Contributor(s):: Mroz, Jenell A.