Professor Richard Cupp Interviewed on "Top NY Court Weighs Whether Happy the Elephant is a 'Person'" -- Reuters Legal News
Professor Richard L. Cupp is interviewed for the report "Top NY Court Weighs Whether Happy the Elephant is a 'Person'" by Reuters Legal News. The video segment considers a case currently being heard in the New York State Court of Appeals over whether an elephant should be released from the Bronx Zoo through a habeas corpus proceeding.
From Reuters Legal News:
New York's Court of Appeals on Wednesday heard arguments on whether the 51-year-old elephant should be deemed a "person" so it can be removed from the Bronx Zoo under the rules of habeas corpus. Legal scholars say, regardless of the outcome, the case could mark a turning point in how courts view animal rights.
The video report may be found at Reuters Legal News