Full Title Name:  Humane Education, Dissection, And The Law

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Marcia Goodman Kramer Place of Publication:  Lewis & Clark Law School Publish Year:  2007 Primary Citation:  13 Animal Law 281 (2007)

Students regularly encounter animal dissection in education, yet humane education receives little attention in animal law. This article analyzes the status of humane education laws in the United States. It discusses the range of statutory protections, from student choice laws to bans on vivisection. The article then analyzes the litigation options for students who do not wish to dissect, including constitutional claims and claims arising under student choice laws. The article concludes by calling for additional legislation to protect students who have ethical objections to dissection.

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