THE GROWING REALITY OF LEGAL RIGHTS FOR COMPANION ANIMALS

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DAVID FAVRE

Abstract

Over the past decade, the fifty state legislatures of the United States have been adopting legislation for the benefit of the group of animals known as companion animals (pets). When considered together as a set, these laws create an initial set of legal rights for that group of animals. To explore that conclusion, the definition of a legal right and the particular statutes, such as new divorce laws, are considered.

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FAVRE, D. (2019). THE GROWING REALITY OF LEGAL RIGHTS FOR COMPANION ANIMALS. Society Register, 3(3), 143-150. https://doi.org/10.14746/sr.2019.3.3.08
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Author Biography

DAVID FAVRE, Michigan State University

David Favre is professor of law at Michigan State University College of Law, the US.

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