Legal Personhood Factsheet

A comprehensive introduction to the concept of legal personhood for animals to encourage critical thinking in the classroom. Some of the questions covered include:

  • What is legal personhood?
  • What is the legal status of animals?
  • What is the Nonhuman Rights Project?
  • Should animals be granted rights?
  • Why aren’t animals legal persons?

This factsheet accompanies our Legal Personhood APE. Browse through the factsheet below or download your pdf here.

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