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Common Practices of Animal Exploitation

Friday, March 16, 2018

10:00 - 5:00

We are pleased to announce the 7th Annual Animal Law Review Symposium! This year’s Symposium features some of the leading voices combating animal exploitation. Topics include how animals are used in entertainment, animal exploitation for sustenance, and the use of animals as resources.


All sessions will take place at Lewis & Clark Law School, in Classroom 2 of the McCarty Building.

Registration and Check-in

9:30 – 10:00

Introduction and Welcome

10:00 – 10:15 

  • Pamela Frasch, Executive Director of the Center for Animal Law Studies

Animals as Entertainment

10:15 – 12:15

  • Andrea Padilla, Spokesperson in Colombia for AnimaNaturalis International
  • Cynthia Fernandez, Marine Biologist, Educational Outreach for the Dolphin Project
  • David Rosengard, Staff Attorney, Criminal Justice Program, Animal Legal Defense Fund
  • Kathleen Wood, Criminal Justice Fellow, Animal Legal Defense Fund


12:15 – 1:00

Ethical and Moral Implications, One Hour of Ethics CLE credit

1:00 – 2:00

  • Russ Mead, Adjunct Professor at Lewis & Clark Law School and General Counsel for Animal Law Coalition

Animals as Resources

2:00 – 3:25

  • Prashant Khetan, CEO and General Counsel of Born Free USA
  • Delcianna Winders, Vice President and Deputy General Counsel for PETA Foundation
  • Dr. Alka Chandna, PETA’s Chief of Laboratory Case Management for the Laboratory Investigations Department


3:25 – 3:35

Animals as Sustenance

3:35 – 5:00

  • Lauren Ornelas, Founder and Executive Director of Food Empowerment Project
  • Kathy Hessler, Animal Law Clinical Professor/Director at Lewis & Clark Law School


5:00 – 6:00


Event Information


To attend this event, please purchase tickets at the door (AmEx not Accepted). All online ticket sales are closed.

To RSVP, please visit:

CLE credit information pending (information will be updated as to the CLE credits ASAP).
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