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Animal Law: Welfare, Interests, and Rights, Third Edition

David Favre


  • ISBN: 9781543810653

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  • Description

    Animal Law: Welfare, Interests, and Rights, Third Edition, by David Favre, exposes the student to the wide scope of legal and ethical issues surrounding animal law in our society. It contains a mix of cases and essay materials for a number of animal issues in the context of state police power, constitutional law, and traditional common law. A primary focus is the property status of animals in the civil and criminal law, the expanding visibility of dogs in our legal system, and the most recent attempts to seek legal rights for animals.

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  • Additional Product Details

    Publication Date: 9/15/2019
    Copyright: 2020
    Pages: 500
    Print: 9781543810653
    eBook:  9781543815054

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  • Author Information

    David Favre

    Prior to joining the Michigan State University College of Law faculty in 1976, Professor Favre was a practicing attorney in Virginia. During his 30 years as a professor he has written many articles and books dealing with animal issues, including such topics as animal cruelty, wildlife law, the use of animals for scientific research, and international control of animal trade. His books include Animal Law and Dog Behavior, Animal Law: Welfare, Interests, and Rights, and International Trade in Endangered Species. He also has presented to international audiences on these topics. He served on the Board of the Animal Legal Defense Fund for twenty years and is presently an officer of the ABA Committee on Animal Law. He served as interim dean of the Law College from 1993 to 1996 and from 1999 to 2000. He teaches Property, International Environmental Law, Wildlife Law, and Animal Law.

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