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Monthly Archives: August 2014

20 Aug 2014

Steven Wise on Law in Action

20 August 2014 Earlier this year, ALAW invited Steven Wise, American attorney and President of the Nonhuman Rights Project to speak about the group’s legal battle to change the common law status of at least some nonhuman animals from mere “things,” which lack the capacity to possess any legal right, to “persons,” who possess such fundamental rights such as bodily integrity and bodily liberty. Following the talk, he was invited to give an interview on the prestigious Law in Action […]