Harvard Animal Law & Policy Program, Michigan State University College of Law, the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona Animal Law and Society Program, and the University of Hong Kong Law School bring together experienced legal thinkers and writers in the area of animal law.
Together with the University of Hong Kong Law School, the Center for Animal Law Studies at Lewis & Clark is collaborating with Michigan State University College of Law Animal Law Program, Harvard Law School Animal Law Program, and the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona Animal Law and Society Program in organizing a conference that will bring together global animal law academics and attorneys over two days in May.
The purpose of this Conference is to bring together experienced legal thinkers and writers in the area of animal law, in order to learn about how the different legal systems of the world are dealing with animal issues in their respective countries. It is hoped that the exchange of ideas and information will support future legal developments which will enhance the status of animals around the world. Speakers from 17 countries, representing over 20 universities will be present.
Many of the speakers have authored important books and articles in the area of animal law. Most of the speakers come from a legal academic background.