Animal Law Clinics

The Center for Animal Law Studies at Lewis & Clark Law School is pleased to offer three groundbreaking animal law clinics!


Animal Law Clinic

The original Animal Law Clinic (established in the fall of 2008) serves as a comprehensive training ground for students interested in the full range of policy and related work to benefit the field of animal law and encourage consideration of the interests of animals in legal decision-making through the direct representation of clients. 


Animal Law Litigation Clinic

The Animal Law Litigation Clinic (established in the fall of 2019) offers cutting-edge litigation training for the next generation of lawyers so they can advocate for animals in the courtroom and develop creative ways to establish and expand the legal protections and rights of farmed animals. 

Pangolins are the world's most trafficked mammal. International Wildlife Law Clinics

Through the Global Law Alliance for Animals and the Environment, we offer two international wildlife law clinics—one designed for JD students and one designed for our Animal Law LLM students. These clinics provide an opportunity for students to work on projects that advance the protection of wildlife across the globe.



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