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Animal Law

Animal law is defined as the set of legal rules that govern human interactions with nonhuman animals. This guide covers laws and regulations, websites, and a selective bibliography of animal law holdings in the Chastek Library.

Selective Bibliography


  • Animal Rights: Current Debates and New Directions (Cass R. Sunstein & Martha C. Nussbaum, eds., 2004). (HV4708.A56 2004 - Third Floor)

  • Animal Welfare Institute, Animals and Their Legal Rights : A Survey of American Laws from 1641 to 1990 (4th ed.2007). (KF3841.L4 1990 - Third Floor)
  • Applied Ethics in Animal Research: Philosophy, Regulation, and Laboratory Applications (John P. Gluck, Tony DiPasquale & F. Barbara Orlans, eds., 2002). (HV4915.A66 2002 - Third Floor)   

  • Marc Bekoff, Animals Matter: A Biologist Explains Why We Should Treat Animals with Compassion and Respect (2007). (HV4708.B44 2007 - Third Floor)
  • Mark H. Bernstein, On Moral Considerability: An Essay on Who Morally Matters (1998).  (BJ1012.B47 1998 - Third Floor)

  • Mark H. Bernstein, Without a Tear: Our Tragic Relationship with Animals (2004).  (HV4708.B47 2004 - Third Floor)

  • Piers Beirne, Confronting Animal Abuse: Law, Criminology, and Human-Animal Relationships (2009).  (K3620.L39 2009 - Third Floor)

  • Larry Carbone, What Animals Want: Expertise and Advocacy in Laboratory Animal Welfare Policy (2004). (HV4915.C37 2004 - Third Floor)

  • Paola Cavalieri, The Animal Question: Why Non-Human Animals Deserve Human Rights (2002). (HV4708.C4313 2002 - Third Floor)

  • Carl Cohen & Tom Regan, The Animal Rights Debate (2001).  (HV4711.C63 2001 - Third Floor)

  • Michael P. Conn, The Animal Research War (2008). (HV4915.C66 2008 - Third Floor)

  • Jordan Curnutt, Animals and the Law: A Sourcebook (2001).  (KF390.5.A5 C87 2001 - Third Floor)

  • David S. Favre, Animal Law and Dog Behavior (1999). (KF390.5.D6 F38 1999 - Third Floor)

  • Gary L. Francione, Animals as Persons: Essays on the Abolition of Animal Exploitation (2008).  (K3620.F73 2008 - Third Floor)

  • Gary L. Francione,  Animals, Property, and the Law (1995).  (KF3841.F73 1995 - Third Floor)

  • Gary L. Francione, Introduction to Animal Rights: Your Child or Your Dog? (2005).  (HV4764.F74 2005 - Third Floor)

  • Gary L. Francione, Rain Without Thunder: The Ideology of the Animal Rights Movement (1996).  (HV4764.F73 1996 - Third Floor)

  • Erica Fudge, Brutal Reasoning: Animals, Rationality, and Humanity in Early Modern England (2006). (BD450.F7944 2006 - Third Floor)

  • Erica Fudge, Perceiving Animals: Humans and Beasts in Early Modern English Culture (2002). (BD450.F7945 2002 - Third Floor)

  • Gonzaga Law School Animal Defense Fund Chapter, Doing Well by Doing Good in Animal Law Cases CLE (2008. (KFW84.5D64 2008 - Kelley Reading Room)

  • Harvard Student Animal Legal Defense Fund, The Guide to Animal Law Resources (1999).  (KF390.5.A5 G84 1999 - Third Floor)

  • Ann Herda-Rapp, Mad About Wildlife: Looking at Social Conflict Over Wildlife (2005). (HV4708.M33 2005 - Third Floor)

  • John M. Kistler, Animal Rights: A Subject Guide, Bibliography, and Internet Companion (2000).  (Z7164.C45 K57 2000 - Third Floor)

  • H. O. Kunkel, Human Issues in Animal Agriculture (2000).  (HV4757.K86 2000 - Third Floor)

  • A Lawyer's Guide to Dangerous Dog Issues (Joan Schaffner, ed., 2009).  (KF390.5.D6 L39 2009 - Third Floor)

  • Sara Oldfield, The Trade in Wildlife: Regulation for Conservation (2003). (SK591.T73 2003 - Third Floor)

  • Stefanie Pearlman, Animals Confined for Human Benefit: A Legal Research Guide (2012).  (KF390.5 .A5 P43 2012 - Second Floor Reference & HeinOnline)

  • People, Property or Pets? (Marc D. Hauser, Fiery Cushman & Matthew Kamen, eds., 2006).  (KF390.5.A5 P46 2006 - Third Floor)

  • Tom Regan, Defending Animal Rights (2001).  (HV4711.R366 2001 - Third Floor)

  • Tom Regan, Empty Cages: Facing the Challenge of Animal Rights (2004).  (HV4764.R44 2004 - Third Floor)

  • James B. Reichmann, Evolution, Animal 'Rights' & the Environment (2000).  (HV4708.R45 2000 - Third Floor)

  • Bernard E. Rollin, Animal Rights & Human Morality (1992).  (HV4708.R655 1992 - Third Floor)

  • Helena Silverstein, Unleashing Rights: Law, Meaning, and the Animal Rights Movement (1996).  (HV4708.S555 1996 - Third Floor)

  • Peter Singer, Ethics into Action: Henry Spira and the Animal Rights Movement (1998).  (HV4764.S69 S55 1998 - Third Floor)

  • Peter Singer, Animal Liberation (2002). (HV4708.S56 2002 - Third Floor)

  • Kimberly K. Smith, Governing Animals: Animal Welfare and the Liberal State (2012).  (HV4708.S62 2012 - Third Floor)

  • Orland A. Soave, Animals, the Law, and Veterinary Medicine: A Guide to Veterinary Law (4th ed. 2000).  (KF3835.S67 2000 - Third Floor)

  • Keith Tester, Animals and Society: The Humanity of Animal Rights (1991).  (HV4705.T47 1991 - Third Floor)

  • Sonia S. Waisman, Pamela D. Frasch & Bruce Wagman, Animal Law: Cases and Materials (3d ed. 2006).  (KF390.5.A5 W35 2006 - Third Floor)

  • Mary Anne Warren, Moral Status: Obligations to Persons and Other Living Things (1997).  (R725.5.W37 1997 - Third Floor).  (2000 edition available at Foley Library).

  • Erin W. Williams, Why Animals Matter: The Case for Animal Protection (2007).  (HV4764.W55 2007 - Third Floor)

  • Nathan J. Winograd, Redemption: The Myth of Pet Overpopulation and the No Kill Revolution in America (2007).  (HV4764.W56 2007 - Third Floor)

  • Steven M. Wise, Rattling the Cage: Toward Legal Rights for Animals (2000).  (HV4708.W57 2000 - Third Floor)

  • Steven M. Wise, Drawing the Line: Science and the Case for Animal Rights (2002).  (HV4708.W57 2002 - Third Floor)

  • Tzachi Zamir, Ethics and the Beast: A Speciesist Argument for Animal Liberation (2007). (HV4708.Z36 2007 - Third Floor)

  • Washington State Bar Association, Animal Law: A Bird's Eye View (2003).  (KFW84.5.A5 A55 2003 - Kelley Reading Room)

 

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