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Can Farm Animal be an object of legal protection in Japan? ―The current situation and problems of Japanese Animal Law

2014.05.21

AUTHOR: Moe Honjo, LL.M. Animal Law, Lewis and Clark University, Legal Rapporteur for Derecho Animal

TITLE: Can Farm Animal be an object of legal protection in Japan? ―The current situation and problems of Japanese Animal Law

PUBLICATION DATE: Mayo 2014
PUBLICATION PLACE: dA webCenter
ABSTRACT:

In this document Ms. Honjo analyzes the legal situation of farm animals in Japan. She contrasts the standards of farm animal welfare of Japan with other industrialized nations, showing the current issues and room for improvement. The text brings together Japanese legislation, the country’s cultural history and personal interviews with Japanese farmers to provide a unique perspective of a region where information about animal law is currently underdeveloped.

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