Companion Animals: Law and Policy (446)
December 11, 2014
generally offered every other year
This seminar provides an intensive examination of cutting edge companion animal legal and policy issues in the American judicial and legislative arenas. The United States has witnessed a surge in the population of companion animals over the past thirty years and yet the law has not always kept stride with the increasing complexity of the field, This course introduces students to these evolving issues (such as breed specific legislation, pet trusts, anti-cruelty laws, etc) and explores the challenges and opportunities available to advocates interested in companion animal issues.