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Spring 2024 Seminar

Animal Law & Policy Clinical Seminar

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Required Clinic Component: Animal Law Clinic (3-5 spring clinical credits). This clinic and course are bundled; your enrollment in the clinic will automatically enroll you in this required course.

Additional Co-/Pre-Requisites: None.

By Permission: No.
Add/Drop Deadline: December 8, 2023.
LLM Students: LLM students may enroll in this clinic through Helios.

The Animal Law & Policy Clinic Seminar is the companion seminar for the Animal Law & Policy Clinic. You will learn about the core statutes and concepts used by animal lawyers, gain practical lawyering skills to be effective advocates for animals, and build a foundation for ethical, reflective legal practice. Foundational topics covered will include Article III standing, Administrative Procedure Act review, rulemaking petitions, and basic litigation, regulatory, legislative, and organizing strategies. The seminar will also introduce you to advocacy strategies under federal and state laws.