Full Title Name:  Defining Animals as Crime Victims

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Andrew N. Ireland Moore Place of Publication:  Michigan State University College of Law Publish Year:  2005 Primary Citation:  1 Journal of Animal Law 91 (2005)

Animals who are victims of abuse and neglect should be afforded protections similar to those granted to human victims of crime, and as such, a reformulation of the classification of abused animals from property to crime victims is needed. Defining animals as victims of crime, rather than mere property will aid in providing animals with the additional safeguards and protections of the criminal justice system that they deserve.

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