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Opening The Laboratory Door: National and International Legal Responsibilities for the Use of Animals in Scientific Research--An Katrina Sharman 2 Journal of Animal Law 67 (2006)

Despite the increased availability of alternatives to the animal test model, laws and policies continue to be used as shields to justify the scientific use of animals in jurisdictions across the world. This article examines the legislative framework for animal research in Australia with a specific focus on the state of New South Wales. It also examines emerging international principles for the use of animals in scientific research.

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Canada's Dangerous Dog Law Jacquelyn Shaw

Brief Summary of Canada's Dangerous Dog Laws
Jacquelyn Shaw (2009)

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Dangerous Dogs in Canadian Law Jacquelyn A. Shaw Animal Legal & Historical Center

This detailed legal discussion focuses on the Canadian legal approaches to dog-related injuries. The traditional common law doctrines of scienter and negligence are discussed, and compared with the legislative approaches of Canada's provinces and territories as well as Canadian federal criminal law. The article also discusses the similarities and differences between Canada's and the United States' incidence of dog-related injuries and some possible reasons for the differences.

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Canada Jacquelyn Shaw

Brief Summary of the Canadian Legal System
Jacquelyn Shaw (2009)

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Canada's Legal System in a Nutshell Jacquelyn A. Shaw Animal Legal & Historical Center

This document gives a brief summary of the structure of the Canadian legal system.

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Overview of Dangerous Dogs in the Laws of Canada Jacquelyn A. Shaw Animal Legal & Historical Center

This brief summary talks about the Canadian legal approach to dog-related injuries. It discusses the common law approach and the statutory response to dog-related injuries in Canada's provinces and territories.

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Brief Summary of Dangerous Dogs in the Laws of Canada Jacquelyn A. Shaw Animal Legal & Historical Center

This legal overview analyzes the Canadian legal approach to dog-related injuries. It discusses the common law approach under negligence and scienter. It then examines the statutory response to dog-related injuries in Canada's provinces and territories.

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Animal Welfare: Its Place in Legislation Congressman Christopher Shays 12 Animal L. 1 (2005)

Comments by Congressman Christopher Shays: Animal welfare will continue to be a challenge. By advocating animal welfare legislation at the federal level, states, the private sector, and individuals can follow clearer, more humane guideline regarding the safety of all animals. As co-chairs of the Congressional Friends of Animals Caucus, Congressman Lantos and I will continue to educate lawmakers about the importance of animal welfare initiatives at all levels.

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"Live Animals": Towards Protection for Pets and Livestock in Contracts for Carriage Erin Sheley 3 J. Animal L. 59 (2007)

This article maps the current legal and logistical circumstances of animals in transportation, with a focus on commercial airlines and meat industry trucking practices, and proposes novel ways of utilizing the existing common law of contract adjudication to win stronger protections for such animals, even absent the fulfilled dream of statutory reform. In particular, it argues that courts should utilize two well-established doctrines of contractual interpretation--unconscionability and unenforceability as against public policy--to arrive at more humane results for animals.

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IF ANIMAL RIGHTS ACTIVISTS COULD WRITE FEDERAL RESEARCH POLICY Vasanth R. Shenai 4 Animal L. 211 (1998) Mr. Shenai examines animal rights in the context of federal animal testing. After discussing current federal research policy and the positions held by animal rights advocates, he proposes a new statute to accommodate all interests in society as well as the rights of the animals being considered for testing. Article

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