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ISBN: 9781552213827-02


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Rethinking the Application of Canadian Criminal Law to Factory Farming

From: Canadian Perspectives on Animals and the Law


Argument that Canadian criminal law against animal cruelty can apply to factory farming to improve the lives of farm animals.



Katie Sykes

Katie Sykes (JD, Toronto; LLM, Harvard; LLM, Dalhousie) is an assistant professor at the Faculty of Law, Thompson Rivers University, and a JSD candidate at the Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University. From 2002 to 2003, she served as law clerk to the Honorable Justice Louis LeBel of the Supreme Court of Canada, and from 2004 to 2010, she was an associate in the New York office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP. She has published on animal law and international law issues in leading journals, including the World Trade Review, the Canadian Yearbook of International Law, and the Animal Law Review.