Monday, February 22, 2010

Lawyers for Animals? Up for a Vote in Switzerland

They may not be meowing, barking or mooing their way through depositions anytime soon, but if Switzerland's animal-rights activists get their way, domestic creatures may be given the constitutional right to be represented by (human) lawyers in court.

Read more about the March 7th initiative vote in this Time article by Helena Bachmann.

Thanks to colleague University of Illinois Prof. A. Bryan Endres for the heads-up on this one!

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