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FAQ: Advocating for animal laws Rebecca F. Wisch Animal Legal & Historical Center

This reader-based FAQ provides information on how to begin animal advocacy.

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2017 Statutory Amendments Table Rebecca F. Wisch Animal Legal & Historical Center This table details the animal-related legislative changes that occurred across all fifty states in 2017. Links are provided to the amended laws and a summary of the change appears in the adjacent column. Topic Table
Overview of the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act Rebecca F. Wisch Animal Legal & Historical Center

This overview of the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act provides annotations that link into a more detailed legal discussion of the Act. The summary reviews the historical underpinnings behind the passage of the Act and an examination of the major amendments to the original Act. Finally, the legal issues and controversies spawned by challenges to the Act are briefly summarized.

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Bald & Golden Eagle Protection Act (BGEPA) Rebecca Wisch

Brief Summary of the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act
Rebecca F. Wisch (2002)

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Summary of State Lost Property Statutes Rebecca F. Wisch Animal Legal & Historical Center

This summary provides links to the twenty or so states that have enacted lost and found property statutes. These statutes outline a procedure finders must follow when finding lost property, which supplement traditional property laws.

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Overview of Recent Dog Breeding Laws (2010) Rebecca F. Wisch Animal Legal & Historical Center

This article provides an overview of recently added or amended commercial breeder laws (from 2008 - 2010). On the whole, the new laws both mandate minimum standards of care for dogs at breeding facilities and place a limit on the number of dogs a breeder can maintain.

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Breed Specific Legislation (BSL) Table of Related Cases Rebecca F. Wisch Animal Legal & Historical Center

This table provides links to cases involving BSL (breed-specific legislation).

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Eagle Permits Issued Under 50 C.F.R. 22 et seq Rebecca F. Wisch Animal Legal & Historical Center

The Federal Regulations (50 C.F.R. 22 et seq) govern the issuance of permits to take bald or golden eagles.  Only under these proscribed circumstances will permits be issued to take any eagles.  Included among these categories are Indian religious permits, scientific permits, falconry permit, and permits to take inactive golden eagle nests by mining operators (links pdf. versions of these applications are provided in this document). 

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Overview of the Migratory Bird Treaty Reform Act (MBTRA) Rebecca F. Wisch Animal Legal & Historical Center

This overview discusses the recent amendment to the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA). Under a bill introduced in May of 2004, all bird species not considered "native" to the United States would be excluded from protection. This new law, known as the Migratory Bird Treaty Reform Act, has been the center of much controversy, especially as it concerns the cause of mute swans in the U.S. It became law on December 8, 2004, as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2005.

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Brief Summary of Breed Specific Laws Rebecca F. Wisch Animal Legal & Historical Center

This article provides a brief summary of breed-specific legislation and the legal challenges to such laws.

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