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Animal-rights groups agree to pay nearly $16M to parent company of Ringling Bros.

The parent company of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus has received a nearly $16 million settlement from a number of animal-rights groups, including the Humane Society of the United States, ending a 14-year legal battle initiated over unproven allegations of mistreated elephants.

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Animal law, unleashed

The area of animal law goes beyond drafting life-estates for four-legged survivors or defending an owner whose dog has been judicially declared inherently dangerous. The cases deal with serious, wide-ranging areas of the law — including constitutional rights, property law and business law, animal lawyers said.

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