Rattling the Cage: Toward Legal Rights for Animals ebook
by Jane Goodall,Steven M. Wise
has practiced animal law for over twenty years and has taught at the Harvard, Vermont, and John Marshall law schools. He is President of the Center for the Expansion of Fundamental Rights, which he founded in 1995. Others have written books about how to theoretically gain legal rights for animals, but Steve Wise is the first lawyer to present how to actually do it. Hope, now Mr. Wise will expand his knowledge to ALL animals. He does not propose that chimpanzee have the right to sue or to vote, but he does say they have the right to live their lives in peace without our involvement. Do they not have the right to have THEIR habitat protected?
In Rattling the Cage, Wise-who teaches "animal rights law" at several academic . Rattling the Cage is a must read book, not only for lawyers, but for all compassionate humans.
In Rattling the Cage, Wise-who teaches "animal rights law" at several academic institutions, including Harvard Law School-presents a thorough survey of the legal, philosophical, and religious origins of humankind's inhumanity toward citizens of the animal kingdom. Rattling the Cage offers Wise's argument to secure the blessings of liberty for chimpanzees and bonobos. 15 people found this helpful.
Steven M. Wise (born 1952, age 65) is an American legal scholar who specializes in animal protection issues, primatology, and animal intelligence. He teaches animal rights law at Harvard Law School, Vermont Law School, John Marshall Law School, Lewis & Clark Law School, and Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine. He is a former president of the Animal Legal Defense Fund, and founder and president of the Nonhuman Rights Project
Rattling the Cage explains how the failure to recognize the basic legal . A potentially historic work on the legal case for animal rights that shoots itself in the paw with shrill terms and tactics.
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A Merloyd Lawrence book. Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-337) and index.
Foreward by Jane Goodall. Rattling the cage: toward legal rights for animals. An eloquent foreword by Jane Goodall, together with Wise's own harrowing first chapter, describe the nightmarish existences imposed on our nearest nonhuman relatives, the chimpanzees and bonobos, for the sake of science, entertainment, and profit-nightmares enabled by a legal system that treats all nonhumans as mere things.
Rattling The Cage book. Rattling the Cage explains how the failure to recognize the basic legal rights of chimpanzees and bonobos in light of modern scientific findings creates a glaring contradiction in our law. Rattling the Cage explains how the failure to recognize the basic.
Rattling the Cage : Towards Legal Rights for Animals.