The following is a selected listing of Law Review articles related to the issue
of animals and the law. The articles here are either of a general nature or otherwise
do not fit neatly into the other categories on the site. For articles specifically
related to a particular category, see the News Articles section of that category.
Live Kleveland, To Save Lab Animals the Legal Way: The Right to
Appeal on Permits to Perform Animal Experiments, 4 J. Animal L. 99 (2008).
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Susan J. Hankin, Making Decisions About Our Animals' Health Care: Does It Matter
Whether We Are Owners Or Guardians?, 2 Stan. J. Animal L. & Pol'y 1
(2009). Read the Article:
Harvard Law Review, Developments in the Law -- Access to Courts, IV. Aesthetic
Injuries, Animal Rights, and Anthropomorphism, 122 Harv. L. Rev. 1204 (2009).
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Richard Cupp, Moving Beyond Animal Rights: A Legal/Contractualist Critique,
46 San Diego L. Rev. 27 (2009). Read the Article: PDF
Richard Cupp, A Dubious Grail: Seeking Tort Law Expansion and Limited Personhood
as Stepping Stones Toward Abolishing Animals' Property Status. 60 SMU L.
Rev. 3 (2007). Read the Article: PDF
Rachel Hirschfeld, Ensuring Your Pet’s Future: Estate Planning For Owners And
Their Animal Companions, This article was published in the Elder's Advisor,
Marquette University Law School, Vol. 9, No. 1 at 155, 2007 (reprinted with permission).
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The Evolving Legal Status of Chimpanzees, 9 Animal L. 1 (2003).
The Legal Status of Non Human Animals, 8 Animal Law, 2002. Transcript from the 5th
annual conference of the Committee on Legal Issues Pertaining to Animals of the
Association of the Bar of the City of
Elaine T. Byszewski, Valuing Companion Animals in Wrongful Death Cases: A Survey
of Current Court and Legislative Action and A Suggestion for Valuing Pecuniary Loss
of Companionship, 9 Animal L. 215 (2003).
Lynn A. Epstein, Resolving Confusion in Pet Owner Tort Cases:
Recognizing Pets’ Anthropomorphic Qualities Under A Property Classification,
26 S. Ill. U. L.J. 31 (2001).
David Favre, Integrating Animal Interests Into Our Legal System,
10 Animal L. 87 (2004).
Joshua E. Gardner, At the Intersection of Constitutional Standing,
Congressional Citizen-Suits, and the Humane Treatment of Animals: Proposals to Strengthen
the Animal Welfare Act, 68 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 330 (2000).
Robert Garner, Political Ideology and the Legal Status of Animals,
8 Animal L. 77 (2002).
Jane Goodall & Steven M. Wise, Are Chimpanzees Entitled
To Fundamental Legal Rights?, 3 Animal L. 61 (1997).
Harold W. Hannah, Animals As Property Changing Concepts, 25 S. Ill. U.
L.J. 571 (2001).
Rebecca J. Huss, Separation, Custody, and Estate Planning Issues Relating to Companion
Animals, 74 U. Colo. L. Rev. 181 (2003).
Rebecca J. Huss, Valuation in Veterinary Malpractice, 35 Loy. U. Chi. L.J.
Margit Livingston, The Calculus Of Animal Valuation: Crafting
A Viable Remedy, 82 Neb. L. Rev. 783, (2004).
Thomas G. Kelch, Toward A Non-Property Status for Animals, 6 N.Y.U. Evntl.
L.J. 531 (1998).
Joseph Mendelson, III, Should Animals Have Standing? A Review
of Standing Under the Animal Welfare Act, 24:4 B.C. ENVTL. AFF. L. REV.
Shennie Patel, Making the Change, One Conservative At A Time: A Review of Dominion:
The Power of Man, The Suffering of Animals, And The Call to Mercy By Matthew Scully,
9 Animal L. 299 (2003)(book review).
Nancy V. Perry, Ten Years of Animal Law At Lewis & Clark
Law School, 9 Animal L. IX (2003).
Richard A. Posner, Rattling The Cage: Toward Legal Rights For Animals. By Steven
M. Wise, 110 Yale L.J. 527 (2000)(book review).
David R. Schmahmann & Lori J. Polacheck, The Case Against Animal Rights,
22 B.C. Envtl. Aff. L. Rev. 747 (1995).
Victor E. Schwartz & Emily J. Laird, Non-Economic Damages
in Pet Litigation: The Serious Need To Preserve a Rational Rule,
Pepperdine Law Review, Vol. 33: 227, 2006
Cass R. Sunstein, Enforcing Existing Rights, 8 Animal Law L. 1 (2002)
Cass R. Sunstein, The Rights of Animals, 70 U. Chi. L. Rev. 387 (2003).
Jacqueline Tresl, The Broken Window: Laying Down the Law for Animals, 26
S. Ill. U. L.J. 277 (2002).
Laurence H. Tribe, Ten Lessons Our Constitutional Experience Can Teach Us About the
Puzzle of Animal Rights: The Work of Steven M. Wise, 7 Animal L. 1
Sonia S. Waisman & Barbara R. Newell, Recovery of ‘Non-Economic’ Damages for
Wrongful Killing or Injury of Companion Animals: A Judicial and Legislative Trend,
7 Animal L. 45 (2001).
Paul Waldau, Will the Heavens Fall? De-Radicalizing the Precedent-Breaking Decision,
7 Animal L. 75 (2001).
Steven M. Wise, Hardly a Revolution-The Eligibility of Nonhuman Animals For Dignity-Rights
In A Liberal Democracy, 22 Vt. L. Rev. 793 (1998).
Steven M. Wise, Rattling the Cage Defended, 43 B.C. L. Rev. 623 (2002).
Steven M. Wise, Recovery of Common Law Damages for Emotional Distress, Loss of Society,
and Loss of Companionship for the Wrongful Death of a Companion Animal,
4 Animal L. 33 (1998).
David J. Wolfson, Steven M Wise: Rattling the Cage – Toward Legal Rights for
Animals, 6 Animal L. 259 (2000)(book review).