4. What Can I Help You With Mr. Fido?
While we’re talking of animal rights, don’t feel like your pet got his day in court? Want to speak out against animal abuse and for animal rights? Well look no further than Swiss lawyer Antoine François Goetschel, who focuses on animal rights law. This plucky lawyer’s not one to mess with and once prosecuted a fisherman who took too long to catch a pike. He was also a driving force in the March 2010 Swiss referendum, which would have led to animals being given legal representation in Swiss court cases. Though it was unsuccessful, this hasn’t stopped Goetschel, who continues to defend the rights of animals in cases where animal abuse is involved.