Animal Law - 2211

Animal Law
Class Term:
Fall Term 2020-2021
Catalog Number:
5198
Class Number:
31769
Class Schedule:
Professor(s): Type:
Lecture
Credits:
2 (2 Contact, 0 Field)
Priority:
General Enrollment Course
Full Year Course:
No
Category:
Standard Courses

Grading Details

There will be a midterm exam worth 30% of the grade and a final worth 70% of the grade.

Description

  This course will examine the rapidly-growing and diverse field of animal law.  Topics include the legal status of various non-human animal species, animals as property, animals in agriculture and food systems, animals in entertainment, animal protection laws, wildlife and endangered species, service animals, veterinary malpractice, and more.  Applicable legal principles involve administrative law, contracts, torts, constitutional law, and civil and criminal procedure.  Recent developments and current events in animal law will be discussed, including efforts to create and reform animal laws and the challenges faced when litigating and legislating on behalf of animals

Animal Law