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April 24, 2019 Practice Points

“Detained” Elephants Seek Day in Court

Nonhuman Rights Project asks Connecticut appellate court to hear argument that elephants should be moved from zoo to natural habitat sanctuary.

By Sanford Hausler

Lawyers for the Nonhuman Rights Project argued on behalf of elephants being "detained" in a Goshen zoo before a Connecticut appellate court, seeking a ruling from the court ordering a state superior court to give the group an opportunity to make its arguments in the lower court.  

Sanford Hausler is an appellate attorney with Pollack, Pollack, Isaac & DeCicco, LLP in New York, New York.

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