In Naruto v. Slater, 2018 WL 1902414 (9th Cir. April 23, 2018)-the case in which Naruto, a crested macaque by and through his alleged “next friends,” People for
Continue Reading The Ninth Circuit’s perplexing Article III statements in Naruto v. Slater and Cetacean Community v. Bush.

As they had promised, the Nonhuman Rights Projects, Inc. (the “petitioner”) filed another petition seeking personhood rights through a writ of habeas corpus for 3 elephants in Connecticut owned
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Pepperdine Law School Professor Richard Cupp has posted on SSRN.com an article that is forthcoming in the Florida Law Review entitled Cognitively Impaired Humans, Intelligent Animals, and Legal Personhood.

The
Continue Reading Reading List: “Cognitively Impaired Humans, Intelligent Animals, and Legal Personhood” by Pepperdine Law School Professor Richard Cupp