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Episode 10 – International animal law with Jessica Tselepy

K R Animal Law 18 September 2021 32


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Topics discussed include:

  • International animal law.
  • World Federation for Animals (see wfa.org).
  • The various international law instruments (e.g. Conventions, resolutions and declarations).
  • Jessica’s research on the legal value of different international instruments and how they could be used to advance and protect animal interests.
  • Jessica recently wrote a paper on the treatment of farm animals in Australia titled ‘A Fair Go for Farm Animals: How Australian Law Can Better Protect the Lives of Animals Used in the Agricultural Industry’. Jessica will present this paper at the Virtual Animal Legal Defence Fund Student Convention on September 25 2021. This paper will also be published in early 2022 in the journal ‘Animal and Natural Resource Law Review (Michigan State University College of Law)’. 
  • Jessica’s recommendations for additional reading: ‘Studies in Global Animal Law’; ‘Animal Liberation’; ‘Animal Revolution: Changing Attitudes Towards Speciesism’; ‘Animal Law in Australia (2nd ed)’.

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