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
Speaker

Organization: The Humane Society of the United States
Speaker

Organization: Lewis and Clark Law School
Section Annual Award Winner

Organization: Lewis and Clark Law School
Speaker

Organization: University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Moderator

Organization: Duquesne University School of Law
Speaker

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