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Animal Rights Law and Jurisprudence 407-S2

December 20, 2012

This two-week course will  examine the current legal protections, for nonhuman animals, the problem of obtaining standing, as well as sources and characteristics of fundamental rights.  This will include:  why humans are entitled to them; why nonhumans are denied them; whether they should be limited to humans; and, if not, what rights should nonhuman animals be entitled to under common law?

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Animal Rights Law and Jurisprudence  407-S2
Adjunct Professor:  Steven Wise
2 credits
Class meets July 9 - July 22
Time 9:00 - 12:00pm  Room Smith
Exam: July 22
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