What If Whales Took Us To Court? Could They Sue?

Aerial view of two sperm whales off the coat of Kaikoura
The declaration seeks to protect the rights of whales and give them better protection. Getty Images/Francois Gohier

What is legal personhood?

Whales in court

Written by Rachael Evans, Lecturer, Kaupeka Ture, Faculty of Law, University of Canterbury.

This story was originally published in The Conversation, and is republished with permission.

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