Developed a a complement to the law school's class of the same name and referencing primarily materials available at the Professional Center Library, this guide can also serve a resource for anyone wanting to find information about animal law.
Last Updated: Sep 6, 2016
The first guide listed below is to assist you in the process of locating a paper topic and writing your paper. The other guides are about various animal law topics.
These guides were developed by the students in the Advanced Legal Reserach class. They are updated annually and may help you in your resarch, but you still need to evaluate their usefullness yourself.
Legal Reserach Guides: Animals Confined for Human Benefit
Call Number: KF241.A55 P43 2012
Publication Date: 2012-01-01
Vol. 59 of the Hein Legal Research Guides series. A selective annotated bibliography referencing federal statutes and regulations, state statues regarding animal Congressional reports and web sites.
Animal Law in a nut shell
Call Number: HV4764 .S5 1994
Publication Date: 1994-12-15
A very brief glossary of terms to aid the researcher in navigating this guide by defining some the the essential terms used in animal law as well as provide links to more extensive glossaries.
- Animal Rights
Refers to the position that the interests of nonhuman animals, including their interest in not suffering, should be afforded the same consideration as the interests of humans and that nonhuman animals have rights and inherent value independent of their usefulness to humans.
"PETA aspect"; animals as beings have rights.
- Animal Welfare
To prevent suffering and cruelty to animals. And to
provide care and good homes for pets in need.
- Animal Law
Neutral term as opposed to animal rights or animal welfare.