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Animal Law: A Beginner's Guide

Case Law

As issues related to animal law can be litigated in different jurisdictions and courts, it can help to start with a resource that compiles or summarizes the notable cases in the field. The following sites can be helpful in this area:

You can also try to locate the cases cited in these resources, as well as other cases related to animal law by using free sources on the web. For more information regarding finding court opinions online, please use our research guide on the topic:

Subscription Databases

Alternatively, you can visit your local law library for access to subscription legal research databases. The subscription resources marked with a padlock are available to researchers on-site at the Library of Congress.If you are unable to visit the Library, you may be able to access these resources through your local public or academic library. Some resources available at the Law Library of Congress include: