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Happy the Elephant in her enclosure at the Bronx Zoo. Photo: Gigi Glendinning

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.

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Jason Grant

Jason Grant is a staff writer covering legal stories and cases for the New York Law Journal, the National Law Journal and Law.com, and a former practicing attorney. He's written and reported previously for the New York Times, the Star-Ledger, the L.A. Times and other publications. Contact him at [email protected] On Twitter, please find him @JasonBarrGrant

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