The New York Times Dot Earth blog has been examining personhood in the context of nonhuman animals and factory farming. The latest discussion features a short essay by my colleague, Pace Law School Professor David Cassuto. If interested, you can find it here:
http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/07/28/a-closer-look-at-nonhuman-personhood-and-animal-welfare/

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