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Summary of 2008 Animal-Related Ballot Measures Rebecca F. Wisch Animal Legal & Historical Center

This overview provides a summary of the animal-related ballots measures presented to voters in 2008. Links to the text of the ballot measures are provided.

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Table of State Great Ape Possession Laws Rebecca F. Wisch Animal Legal & Historical Center

This table shows state laws related to the possession of great apes (chimpanzees, bonobos, gorillas, and orangutans). The table separates possessors of great apes into five general categories:

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Overview of Pet Number Restrictions in Municipal Ordinances Rebecca F. Wisch Michigan State University College of Law

This legal discussion overviews the typical elements in municipal ordinances that restrict the number of pets a person can own. It analyzes the relevant cases and provides examples ordinances that limit the number of dogs a person can own. Both nuisance regulations and zoning regulations are discussed, as well as the broad police powers municipalities enjoy.

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State Ballot Measures, Propositions, and Citizen Initiatives (1998 to Present) Rebecca F. Wisch Animal Legal & Historical Center This table of laws summarizes state ballot measures and initiatives related to animal law from 1998 to 2016. Links to the text of the ballot measures are provided as well as results of the elections. Topic Table
Overview of the Lacey Act (16 U.S.C. SS 3371-3378) Rebecca F. Wisch Animal Legal & Historical Center

This article provides a brief overview of the federal Lacey Act (16 U.S.C. §§ 3371-3378). Included is a brief historical discussion as well as an examination of the criminal and civil provisions under the Act. A link to a more complete discussion is provided.

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Table of Significant Animal-related Cases from 2009 Rebecca F. Wisch Animal Legal & Historical Center

This table gives summaries of some of the significant animal-related cases from 2009. Links are provided to the actual text of the cases that are 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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Overview of Lost Dog Legal Issues Rebecca F. Wisch Animal Legal & Historical Center

This summary discusses the state laws that govern the status of a "lost dog." The common law rules regarding lost property are applied as well as the state "lost property" statutes.

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Overview of 2010 Ballot Proposals Rebecca F. Wisch Animal Legal & Historical Center

This article provides a summary of the ballot proposals and legislative-referred constitutional amendments from 2010.

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Sale of Companion Animals by Breeders and Retailers Rebecca F. Wisch Animal Legal & Historical Center

This article explores the remedies available to purchasers of diseased or otherwise unfit cats and dogs. The relevant state statutes are discussed as well as general contract principles under Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code.

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