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Guilty Pigs: The Weird and Wonderful History of Animal Law

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About the author

Katy Barnett is a professor of law at the University of Melbourne. She is the author of the young adult novel The Earth Below and co-author of Remedies in Australian Private Law.

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Jeremy Gans is a professor of law at the University of Melbourne. He is the author of Modern Criminal Law of Australia and The Ouija Board Jurors: Mystery, Mischief and Misery in the Jury System, a true crime book. He is a co-author …

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Praise for Guilty Pigs

‘The book – erudite, informative, entertaining – takes the reader on a journey from antiquity to the present.’ —Australian Book Review

‘... an accessible work full of fascinating insights into the lives of animals and the laws that constrain them, liberate them, and much in between.’ —Law Society Journal

‘... an entertaining primer on the law.’ —The Sydney Morning Herald

‘... a pleasure to read.’ —The Conversation

‘ interesting and thought-provoking read.’ —Paula Sparks, Universities Federation for Animal Welfare