LC SALDF Speaker Series Presents - Delcianna Winders
Date: 12:00pm - 1:30pm PST February 21 Location: Erskine B. Wood Hall
Erskine B. Wood Hall
Join us on Wednesday, February 21st at 12:10 pm in Wood Hall room #7 when we will feature Delcianna Winders, Vice President and Deputy General Counsel for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals! Her presentation will center on captive wildlife and the law, including the recent case of Nosey the elephant.
Winders recently completed two years as the first Academic Fellow of the Harvard Animal Law & Policy Program. Her primary interests are in animal law and administrative law. Her work has appeared in the NYU Law Review and the Animal Law Review and she has pieces forthcoming in the Ohio State Law Journal and Florida State Law Review. She has also published extensively in the popular press, including AlterNet, The Hill, Newsweek, New York Daily News, Salon, and numerous other outlets.
Winders received her BA in Legal Studies with highest honors from the University California at Santa Cruz, where she was named a Regents’ Scholar and received the Dean’s Award for outstanding achievement in Social Sciences, and her JD from NYU School of Law, where she was awarded the Vanderbilt Medal for outstanding contributions to the law school, named as a Robert McKay Scholar, and served as the Senior Notes Editor of the NYU Law Review. Following law school, Winders clerked for the Hon. Martha Craig Daughtrey on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and practiced animal law in a variety of settings. She has also taught animal law at Tulane University School of Law and Loyola University New Orleans College of Law. She is an author of the chapter on animal welfare in the upcoming third edition of the American Bar Association treatise on the Endangered Species Act.