Animal Rights Law and Jurisprudence 407-S2
Adjunct Professor: Steven Wise
Class meets July 9 - July 22
Time 9:00 - 12:00pm Room Smith
Exam: July 22
This two-week course will examine the current legal protections, for nonhuman animals, the problem of obtaining standing, as well as sources and characteristics of fundamental rights. This will include: why humans are entitled to them; why nonhumans are denied them; whether they should be limited to humans; and, if not, what rights should nonhuman animals be entitled to under common law?