R vs DLW and the Crime of Bestiality (15mins)

In Animal Law, Case Comments, Case Comments, Cruelty, Litigation, Video Blogs by Peter Sankoff

This video looks at the Supreme Court’s recent decision in R v DLW, released in June 2016, which defined the offence of bestiality. In the blog, I spend the first half addressed the Court’s interpretative approach to criminal law statutes.  In the second, I explain why I think the case is so positive for animal advocates.