In Zurich, Even Fish Have a Lawyer

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In Zurich, Even Fish Have a Lawyer

Post by eric_marsh » Tue Mar 09, 2010 2:51 pm

Last month, Antoine Goetschel went to court here in defense of an unusual client: a 22-pound pike that had fought a fisherman for 10 minutes before surrendering.

The Swiss generally take civil liberties very seriously, whether animal, vegetable or human. Scientists must consider the dignity of plants before embarking on experiments.

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