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Online seminar: The legal fight to #FreeHappy

By Lauren Choplin

“Let 2020 be the year New York rejects elephants’ thinghood, recognizes their right to liberty, and celebrates the power of the law to nudge societies toward more embracing visions of justice.” – Harvard Law Professor, New York Daily News (7/18/20)

“The question of where the 49-year-old elephant, Happy, should live—in the Bronx Zoo or at a 2,500-acre sanctuary in Tennessee—is intertwined with the history of the age-old writ of habeas corpus, her advocates are arguing as her case comes to life again in the New York courts.” – Jason Grant, New York Law Journal (7/17/20)

Please join me and NhRP President Steven M. Wise on Wednesday, July 22nd at 11 a.m. PT/2 p.m. ET for an online seminar about our legal fight to #FreeHappy, including the latest on her case, why we’re thrilled and honored to have the support of world-renowned legal scholar Laurence Tribe, and what to expect in the weeks and months ahead. I’ll ask Steve some of the questions we’ve received since we filed Happy’s appeal, and you can send in questions ahead of time to or submit them via the Zoom chat window during our conversation.

Join online:

Meeting ID: 821 7691 6947

or join by phone:

+1 669 900 6833 (dialing from the US)

Meeting ID: 821 7691 6947
Find your local number here.

We hope to see you there!

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