[PAST EVENT] COLL 300 (Well-being) - Unlocking the Cage: Animal Well-being, Personhood, and the Law
LocationSadler Center, Commonwealth Auditorium
200 Stadium Dr
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
Steven Wise is an animal rights lawyer currently serving as president of the Nonhuman Rights Project (NhRP), the only rights organization in the country working to achieve legal rights for members of species other than our own. He has filed lawsuits on behalf of captive chimpanzees and is the subject of the HBO/Pennebaker and Hegedus documentary, "Unlocking the Cage." The mission of NhRP: to change the legal status of appropriate nonhuman animals from "things" to "persons" possessing such fundamental rights as bodily integrity and liberty.
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