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November 23, 2017 - The Independent

The elephant in the courtroom: Civil rights group argues denying personhood to animals contradicts the rule of law

The elephant in the courtroom: Civil rights group argues denying personhood to animals contradicts the rule of law

British Legal authority Albert Dicey once said: “Where law ends, tyranny begins.” American group the Non-human Rights Project (NhRP) are now testing how far the rule of law extends. They argue that withholding from sentient animals the right to freedom from unlawful imprisonment, contradicts the principle that the law should apply equally to all.

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