CALS News & Events
Ukrainian Lawyer, Hanna Tereshko, Honored with Outstanding Animal Law LLM Graduate Award
This merit award is given annually in memory of Florence Kaufelt, a lifelong friend of animals, to a graduate of our Animal Law LLM Program.
Dr. Raj Reddy Named Assistant Professor of Animal Law
Dr. Rajesh K. Reddy steps into a critical new role as an Assistant Professor of Animal Law at the Center for Animal Law Studies (CALS) at Lewis & Clark Law School.
U.S. Supreme Court Upholds California Prop 12: Get Farmed Animals Out of Cages
Professor Joyce Tischler summarizes why the United States Supreme Court’s decision upholding Proposition 12 is monumental for animals.
Announcing the Brooks Institute for Animal Rights Law & Policy LLM Fellowship
We are delighted to invite applications for the newly created Brooks Institute for Animal Rights Law & Policy LLM Fellowships for the 2023-24 Academic Year.
Panamanian Law Extends Rights to Sea Turtles
A new law in Panama recognizes the rights of sea turtles. In our latest blog, our team at the Global Law Alliance for Animals and the Environment breaks down its potential impact.
Become a CALS Ambassador: Apply Now!
Our Global Ambassador Program empowers and supports our advanced degree alumni. The application window for our third round is now open!
Working to Protect Uganda’s Wildlife
With the help of a CALS Global Ambassador grant, Gladys Kamasanyu (‘LLM, 20) recently compiled and published a Compendium of Wildlife Laws in Uganda.
CALS Alumna is Giving Animal Crime Victims a Voice
CALS Ambassador, Tara Cooley (LLM, ’20), is fostering the creation of Courtroom Animal Advocate Programs across the U.S.
Big News for Big Cats
Big cats are in peril. A new federal law and our work to keep big cats in the wild aim to alleviate the crisis.
Student Leaders Look Toward the Future of Animal Law
With support from CALS, leaders of the Lewis & Clark Animal Legal Defense Fund Student Chapter and the Animal Law Review recently traveled to the Big Apple for a weekend devoted to animal law.
Rights of Nature on the Line in Ecuador
Disregarding local opposition and risks to wild animals, a Canadian firm persists in its mission to extract gold from a sensitive ecosystem in Ecuador.
A Call to End Chick and Duckling Killing in the EU
Alice Di Concetto (LLM ’16, France) is charting the path to end the grisly practice of chick and duck killing in the EU through her nonprofit, The European Institute for Animal Law & Policy. She explains how in this blog.
Meet our Law Scholars for Change Scholarship Recipient
Cat Kelly (2L) has been selected to receive the first annual Law Scholars for Change scholarship to support her courses to obtain a Certificate in Animal Law.
Celebrating Our First Class of Online LLM Graduates
The first cohort of students in our online Animal Law LLM program—13 students from 7 countries—have graduated!
Advance Your Animal Protection Career by Earning an MSL
Launched in the Fall of 2022, CALS offers the first advanced legal degree in animal law in the United States for non-lawyers. Learn more about how our MSL—for U.S. and international Bachelor’s degree holders—can advance your animal protection career.
Past EventsMarch 7, 2023
Film Screening Event: The Smell of Money
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Lewis & Clark Law School
10101 S. Terwilliger Boulevard MSC 51
Portland OR 97219