1. Wildlife Ownership

  1. Jane E. Huffman3 and
  2. John R. Wallace4
  1. Eric G. Roscoe1 and
  2. Michael McMaster2

Published Online: 10 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119953142.ch1

Wildlife Forensics: Methods and Applications

Wildlife Forensics: Methods and Applications

How to Cite

Roscoe, E. G. and McMaster, M. (2011) Wildlife Ownership, in Wildlife Forensics: Methods and Applications (eds J. E. Huffman and J. R. Wallace), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119953142.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Northeast Wildlife DNA Laboratory, Department of Biological Sciences, East Stroudsburg University, East Stroudsburg, PA, 18301, USA

  2. 4

    Department of Biology, Millersville University, Millersville, PA 17551, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    5415 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20015, USA

  2. 2

    20234 E Lake Cir, Centennial, CO 80016-1281, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 FEB 2012
  2. Published Print: 16 DEC 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470662588

Online ISBN: 9781119953142

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Keywords:

  • wildlife ownership, personal property;
  • forensic techniques;
  • identification techniques;
  • DNA identification;
  • Ancient Rome, Res Nullius;
  • Common Law England;
  • the New World, Manifest Destiny;
  • “free take imperative”;
  • wildlife, sport hunting;
  • birds, cohesive management

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Ancient Rome and the Concept of Res Nullius

  • Common Law England: The King's Ownership

  • The New World: Hunting for the Market

  • Management: The Property Right of States

  • Federal Law and the Regulatory State

  • Globalization: Working toward Worldwide Conservation Practices

  • Conclusion

  • Cases Cited

  • References