Footnotes (170)



Animal Ethics and the Law

Ellen P. Goodman

Rutgers University School of Law - Camden

Temple Law Review, Vol. 79, No. 1291, 2006

With their edited volume, "Animal Rights: Current Controversies and New Directions," Cass Sunstein and Martha Nussbaum have helped to propel animal rights into the mainstream of legal thought. This review of the book analyzes the various theoretical strains in the growing field of animal law, including utilitarianism, moral rights, and humanism. Discussing the limitations and strengths of each theory, the review then connects these theories to developments in animal law and the program of law reform.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 24

Keywords: animal rights, animal law, philosophy, jurisprudence

Open PDF in Browser Download This Paper

Date posted: August 28, 2007  

Suggested Citation

Goodman, Ellen P., Animal Ethics and the Law. Temple Law Review, Vol. 79, No. 1291, 2006. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1009961

Contact Information

Ellen P. Goodman (Contact Author)
Rutgers University School of Law - Camden ( email )
217 N. 5th Street
Camden, NJ 08102-1203
United States
856-225-6393 (Phone)
856-225-6516 (Fax)
Feedback to SSRN

Paper statistics
Abstract Views: 2,132
Downloads: 414
Download Rank: 45,940
Footnotes:  170

© 2015 Social Science Electronic Publishing, Inc. All Rights Reserved.  FAQ   Terms of Use   Privacy Policy   Copyright   Contact Us
This page was processed by apollo2 in 0.297 seconds