New York’s Highest Court Granted Leave to Appeal in Habeas Corpus Case Involving “Happy” The Elephant
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Shareholder Carla Varriale-Barker discusses the New York Court of Appeals' decision to hear a groundbreaking animal rights case for a cognitively complex elephant named "Happy." The Court will decide whether a non-human animal is entitled to the rights and protections afforded by writ of habeas corpus.
The article was published in the Summer 2021 American Bar Associations Committee Newsletter.
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