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November 20, 2017

Earlier this year, I wrote a couple of blog posts about a case arguing that chimpanzees should be treated as legal persons (see blog post).  That case ended badly for the chimpanzees and the attorney who brought that case (see blog post).

However, failure does not shack...

June 12, 2017

     In March 2018, I wrote a blog post about a New York attorney who was arguing that chimpanzees should be treated as a legal persons for purposes of habeas corpus.

     A few days ago, on June 8th, the New York state appellate court, the Supreme Court...

March 18, 2017

   A couple of days ago, I posted about an attorney in New York who was trying to have two chimpanzees recognized as persons.

     I cannot believe it, but this is even more out there.  A few days ago a river, the Whanganui, in New Zealand was granted the sa...

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