Animal Rights Law & Jurisprudence (407)
January 07, 2016
Adjunct Professor Steven Wise, J.D.
July 5 - 18, 2016
Weekdays, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lewis & Clark Law School, Wood Hall
Why are humans entitled to basic fundamental rights and non-human’s are denied them? Examine the current legal protections for nonhuman animals, the problem of obtaining standing, as well and sources and characteristics of fundamental rights.
This 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?
For those wishing to receive CLE credit: 27 General MCLE Credits will be requested for this program from the Oregon State Bar.