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By Abigail Perdue,Randall Lockwood

ISBN-10: 1557536333

ISBN-13: 9781557536334

A collaboration among an lawyer and an animal defense recommend, this paintings makes use of the tremendous arguable and high-profile “crush video” case, US v. Stevens, to discover how American society makes an attempt to stability the safety of loose speech and the prevention of animal cruelty. ranging from the certain case research of a unmarried well-known ruling, the authors supply a masterful survey of vital concerns dealing with society within the sector of animal welfare. The Stevens case incorporated quite a few “hot subject” components attached to the position of presidency as arbiter of public morality, together with judicial attitudes to sexual deviance and dogfighting. since it is one in every of purely animal rights situations that the united states perfect courtroom has dealt with, and the single case discussing the competing pursuits of unfastened speech and animal cruelty, it is going to be a huge subject for dialogue in constitutional and animal legislation classes for many years to come.

The Stevens case arose from the 1st conviction lower than 18 USC § forty eight (Section 48), a federal legislations enacted in 1999, which criminalized the construction, sale, and/or ownership of yes depictions of animal cruelty. the U.S. Congress meant part forty eight to finish the production and interstate trafficking of depictions of animal cruelty during which animals are abused or perhaps killed for entertainment’s sake. Proponents of part forty eight envisioned that numerous advantages to either people and animals could stream from its enforcement. competitors of the legislations argued that it was once too far-reaching and could stifle safe speech. Critics of part forty eight looked as if it would have prevailed while the united states very best court docket struck the legislations down as unconstitutionally overbroad. even if a legislations adapted to deal with the best Court’s issues used to be fast enacted, the unfastened speech/animal cruelty controversy is much from over.

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