Beyond Genetics and Environment: Recognition in Animal Law of the Third Factor

State Bar of Michigan Animal Law Section Newsletter, pp. 11, 13-14, Spring 2009

U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 193

4 Pages Posted: 14 Apr 2010

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Joseph Vining

University of Michigan Law School

Date Written: April 13, 2010

Abstract

This short essay, addressed to an animal law section of a state bar association, points to reflection back into human law of animal law's characteristic focus on the animal as an individual.

Keywords: Animal Welfare Act, animal law, child protection law, general public policy, individual, utilitarianism, torture, slavery, phenotype, environmental law, evolutionary biology, medical research, nature and nurture, legal philosophy, jurisprudence, legal value, legal history, law and science, cost bene

JEL Classification: K39

Suggested Citation

Vining, Joseph, Beyond Genetics and Environment: Recognition in Animal Law of the Third Factor (April 13, 2010). State Bar of Michigan Animal Law Section Newsletter, pp. 11, 13-14, Spring 2009; U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 193. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1588979

Joseph Vining (Contact Author)

University of Michigan Law School ( email )

625 South State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1215
United States

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