CALS News & Events
- NEWSA Fullbright Scholar and Animal Law LLM Alum (’20, Pakistan), Hira will support the Animal Law Program in her new role.The Global Law Alliance for Animals and the Environment is celebrating its second anniversary.Danielle Lopez has joined the team at the Center for Animal Law Studies as Animal Law Program Coordinator.Meet Lyudmilia Shegay and Zihao Yu, our CALS Global Ambassadors and Animal Law LLM Alumns, who are advancing legal protections for animals in Kazakhstan and China through education and outreach.GLA hosts Peruvian prosecutors, police, and judges working to protect wild animalsEver Chinoda’s Wildlife Law course has been a resounding success!
In this blog, Professor Joyce Tischler discusses her work for farmed animals at the Seventh Annual Oxford Summer School on Animal EthicsA groundbreaking collaborative program is helping chimpanzees in West Africa.Diego Plaza, LLM Alum (’20, Chile) has been advocating to free Sandai, a 28-year-old orangutan, from a Chilean zoo.
The Brooks Institute is relaunching the Competitions with support from the Center for Animal Law Studies at Lewis & Clark Law School and several other law schools.
Yvonne Gurira is named this year’s Outstanding Animal Law LLM Graduate, a merit award given in memory of Florence Kaufelt, a lifelong friend of animals, to a graduate of our Animal Law LLM program.
This year’s award is presented to three Lewis & Clark law students who have demonstrated leadership in the field of animal law.Lewis & Clark Law School student, Keegan Bockhorst (1L), receives Peppin Scholarship for Animal Rights.A recent workshop on wildlife law at Lewis & Clark Law School with Professor Tanya Wyatt of Northumbria University pushed participants to think critically about what we perceive wildlife to be and how we conceptualize it in the law.Ecuador’s Constitutional Court recently issued a landmark decision extending the rights of nature to wild animals. In reaching its decision, the Court cited an opinion piece by Professors Lyman and Fromherz of Lewis & Clark Law School’s Global Law Alliance for Animals and the Environment.
Past EventsSeptember 28, 2022Calling all Lewis & Clark Law students interested in a unique opportunity to hone your advocacy skills, including a rare legislative drafting and lobbying experience! Join this info session with Professor Frasch (lunch provided!) to learn about the National Animal Law Competitions. Prior animal law knowledge/interest not required-all are welcome!April 3, 2022In 2020, our Aquatic Animal Law Initiative and Animal Law Clinic kicked off the first annual World Aquatic Animal Day—a day to raise awareness about the plight and protections needed for aquatic animals around the globe and encourage individuals to take action for them. Join us for the third annual World Aquatic Animal Day (WAAD) April 3, 2022! The theme for WAAD 2022 is “Disentangling the Sustainability Myth in Fishing and Aquaculture,” which will explore these industries’ negative impact on our natural world and what we can do about it. Tag along for a day of virtual speaker panels, seafood tastings, and an in-person action hour hosted at Lewis & Clark Law School. Visit the World Aquatic Animal Day webpage for details.March 11, 2022Animal Law Review presents its annual animal law symposium, a day filled with thoughtful conversation on animal law. This year’s virtual event will focus on some of the successes we have achieved on behalf of nonhuman animals, while acknowledging the work that remains to be done. This free event is open to the public and will feature panels and individual speakers on a variety of animal legal issues, including species conservation, intersectional animal advocacy, and sustainable agriculture.