Animal Law Summer
Spend your summer in beautiful Portland, Oregon while studying with some of the best animal law professors and earning credit towards your Juris Doctorate. Lewis & Clark Law School has the only Summer Animal Law Program. This year’s program is bigger and better than ever, and we’re excited to once again be adding first-time courses.
Registration for Summer 2013 courses is OPEN. Prospective students should apply and register as soon as possible after that date. Unless otherwise indicated, please direct inquiries to Professor Kathy Hessler.
Visit the Registrar’s Summer School webpages to signup for email alerts and find comprehensive information about registration, tuition, dates, deadlines, etc.
Students Visiting From Other ABA-approved Law Schools. In addition to completing the registration form, you must provide a letter of good standing from the law school you are attending. The letter does not have to accompany the registration form but must be received before you will be allowed to matriculate. Visiting students should check with their home school to ensure credits will transfer to their home institution. Contact Brooke Mill at 503-768-6614, firstname.lastname@example.org, or the address listed on the registration form.
*Please note, prospective visiting student should apply for financial aid at their home institutions as soon as possible.
Auditors. In addition to the registration form, complete an audit application, which is available from the registrar’s office or online at Audit Form (PDF). Contact Brooke Mill at 503-768-6614, email@example.com, or the address listed on the registration form.
Attorneys and Other Non-Law-Students. Attorneys and others interested in summer courses may audit a course with consent. Auditors who wish to receive a certificate of course completion must pass the final exam. A student may also audit a course without taking the final exam. All auditors should request an audit application from the registrar and submit it with the summer school application. CLE credit may be available for attorneys. Contact Brooke Mill at 503-768-6614, firstname.lastname@example.org, or the address listed on the registration form.
Title: Crimes Against Animals
Dates: May 28 - June 10, two week intensive, 2 credits
Professor: Scott Heiser, J.D., Director of Criminal Justice Program, ALDF
Title: Animal Law Litigation
Dates: June 11 – 24, two week intensive, 2 credits
Professor: Peter Brandt, J.D., Senior Attorney for Farm Animal Litigation, HSUS
Title: Animal Legal Philosophy & Development
Dates: June 25 – July 8, two week intensive, 2 credits
Professor: Dr. Ramona Ilea, Ph.D., Professor of Philosophy at Pacific University
Title: Animal Rights Law and Jurisprudence
Dates: July 9 - July 22, two week intensive, 2 credits
Professor: Steven Wise, Director of the Nonhuman Rights Project
Title: Animal Law Policy
Dates: July 23 - August 5, two week intensive, 2 credits
Professor: Nancy Perry, Senior Vice President, Government Relations for ASPCA
Location: Washington, D.C.