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Center for Animal Law Studies

Animal Law LL.M.


Lewis & Clark Law School is proud to offer the world’s first advanced legal degree in animal law. Our commitment is to educate students who will become the leading legal educators and advocates in the field. Students will have the opportunity to develop a curriculum specific to their career aspirations, whether it is teaching, or practicing law in a private firm, non-profit organization, corporation or government agency.

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Now Accepting Applications for Spring 2017

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Scholarship Awards Available for Qualified Law Graduates

We will work to minimize the costs of the LL.M. program to make this unique, high-quality legal education a possibility for all accepted students (both U.S. and international).

Introducing the International Advocates Animal Law LLM Scholarships!
CALS is pleased to announce its 2016 - 2017 Animal Law LLM scholarships for individuals with extraordinary ability and potential in the field of animal law. For more information check out our scholarships page.


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Natasha Dolezal
Director, Animal Law LL.M. Program