Is it time for animals to "lawyer up"?

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Under the eyes of the law, animals that live in our homes or on a farm are 'property.' But there's a growing movement to grant some animals like chimpanzees, elephants and dolphins 'non-human persons' status. Harvard Law School doctoral candidate Jessica Eisen thinks the law could do even better than that. This episode is part of our ongoing series, Ideas from the Trenches.

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