Cassuto, Favre & Wise Honored at Third World Congress on Bioethics & Animal Rights
August 14, 2012
Three of the regular visiting professors in Lewis & Clark’ summer animal law curriculum were recognized in a ceremony in Brazil at the Third World Congress on Bioethics and Animal Rights. Professors David Cassuto, David Favre and Steven Wise teach in the law school’s Animal Law Studies’ Summer Intensive Animal Law Program. Cassuto and Favre participated in Animal Law Review’s symposium in 2011, and Steven Wise has contributed articles to Animal Law in the past. All three often speak at The Animal Law Conference at Lewis & Clark and/or serve as judges for the Center for Animal Law Studies’ National Animal Law Competitions.
The special panel and ceremony recognizing Professors Cassuto, Favre, and Wise awarded each the title of Lifetime Member of the Institute in honor of their important work in the struggle for animal rights. Favre, Cassuto and Wise join the select group of lifetime members of the IAA, which includes Edna Dias Cardoso, Marly Winkler, and the founders of the IAA, Heron Gordilho, Luciano Santana and Laerte Lavai.
The Third World Congress on Bioethics and Animal Rights was sponsored by The Abolitionist Institute for Animals (IAA), in partnership with the Federal University of Pernambuco and Federal University of Bahia, and occurred from August 22nd to August 25th, 2012, in Recife, Brazil. The congress featured scholars and activists from all over the world.