One Earth: Globalism & Animal Law

Please join us this fall as the top minds in animal law from around the world meet to explore cutting-edge issues in the field of animal law and educate today and tomorrow’s lawyers about the legal challenges and opportunities in this growing area of specialization.

This year’s conference explores animal law from diverse international perspectives. In addition to panels on animals in legal systems abroad, we will host speakers on specific issues of global interest, including religion, oceans and the military. Panels will also cover domestic legislation, criminal law”¦ and more!

The conference will host dozens of prominent speakers, including: Dr. Paul Waldau, Director, Center for Public Policy and Animals at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University; Steven Wise, Author, and Founder/Director of the Center for Expansion of Fundamental Rights; Joyce Tischler, Founder and General Counsel of the Animal Legal Defense Fund; David Favre, Professor of Law, Michigan State University; Peter Sankoff, Professor of Law, University of Auckland, New Zealand; Amanda Whitfort, Professor of Law, University of Hong Kong; Paul Littlefair, Senior Manager, International Programmes, RSPCA; Rebecca Huss, Professor of Law, Valparaiso University School of Law and court-appointed guardian/special master for the pit bull terriers in the Michael Vick dog-fighting case; Dr. Paul Locke, Director, Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health; Scott Heiser, Director, Criminal Justice Program, Animal Legal Defense Fund.

Don’t miss out on the longest running national animal law conference in the world!