Animal cruelty and freedom of speech : when worlds collide /

"A collaboration between an attorney and an animal protection advocate, this work utilizes the extremely controversial and high-profile "crush video" case, US v. Stevens, to explore how American society attempts to balance the protection of free speech and the prevention of animal cru...

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Format: Book
Published: West Lafayette, Indiana : Purdue University Press, [2014]
Series:New directions in the human-animal bond.
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Table of Contents:
  • Cruelty unspoken : law and policy regarding animals and sexual deviance
  • Dogfighting in America : a historical and sociological perspective
  • Showcasing animal abuse : regulating media depictions of animal cruelty
  • Freedom of religion and animal sacrifice : Church of the Lukumi Babalu Aye, Inc. v. City of Hialeah
  • Freedom of speech and animal protection : United States v. Stevens
  • Clash of the titans : friends of the court battle over Section 48
  • Oral argument : the last stand
  • The Supreme Court speaks
  • Analyzing the decision
  • The aftermath of United States v. Stevens
  • Afterword : IMplications for the future.