Sessions Information

  • January 3, 2020
    1:30 pm - 3:15 pm
    Session Type: Section Programs
    Session Capacity: N/A
    Hotel: Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
    Room: Madison B
    Floor: Mezzanine Level

    This program brings together leading scholars and practitioners to discuss the current state of international animal law. Topics will include the need for a new treaty concerning animal welfare and its potential impact on domestic legislation; how democracy has impacted the plights of animals both domestically and abroad; and how attorneys represent animals in both a legal and social sense. A Senior Attorney for Wildlife and Animal Research at the Humane Society of the United States will also discuss recent litigation concerning U.S. approval of foreign hunting programs. 
    Section award given at program conclusion. 
    The Section held a virtual business meeting prior to the Annual Meeting. 

Session Speakers
Organization: Michigan State University College of Law

Organization: The Humane Society of the United States

Organization: Lewis and Clark Law School
AALS Section Annual Award Winner

Organization: Lewis and Clark Law School

Organization: University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law

Organization: Thomas R. Kline School of Law of Duquesne University

Session Fees
  • [4380] Animal Law, Co-Sponsored by International Law - Crossing Borders: Comparative International Animal Law: $0.00