Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences (ISSN: 2582-3183)

Review Article Volume 4 Issue 1

The Earth is for All: Developing a Jurisprudence for Animal Rights

Tapan R Mohanty*

Dean, Department of Distance Education, National Law Institute University, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India

*Corresponding Author: Tapan R Mohanty, Dean, Department of Distance Education, National Law Institute University, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India.

Received: November 23, 2021; Published: December 22, 2021


The concept of right, justice and equity are sentinels of jurisprudence thus creating a parasol of safety and security for ordinary human beings from a rapacious state at least in a democratic structure. The libertarians have claimed that liberty is essential to the flowering of human personality which is sine qua non for human existence. Though not essential but the presence of a democratic state and existence of ‘rule of law’ are desirable precondition. But this process has been arduous, contested and full of hurdles. But the context and contours for such a concern for animals, our co-inhabitants of earth rather non-existent. The current paper intends to examine the issue of developing an animal jurisprudence based on the foundation of ethics and empathy surrounded by law, justice and equity which it believed will make life better for humans and animals.


Keywords: Rights; Justice; Law; Ethics; Rule of Law


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Citation: Tapan R Mohanty. “The Earth is for All: Developing a Jurisprudence for Animal Rights". Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences 4.1 (2022): 133-140.


Copyright: © 2022 Tapan R Mohanty. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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