The Law & Ethics of Animal Testing (LAW-921)

Paul Locke, Distinguished Visiting Professor of Animal Law and Science
2 credits
July 19 - 30, 2021
ONLINE: Asynchronous instruction, with synchronous online classes held weekdays 3:00pm - 4:30pm PDT
Scholarships Available

The Law and Ethics of Animal Testing explores the complex and oftentimes controversial regulatory framework that governs the use of animals in scientific experiments in biomedical research and in toxicity testing. Students will learn about the latest litigation and policy developments from experts who are at the forefront of this quickly evolving field. Whether you are new to the topic or a seasoned veteran, this dynamic and fast-paced course will provide you with the tools and knowledge you need to become effective advocates, policy-makers, and analysts in this critically important area of law.

This course is conducted entirely online. The course will consist of a combination of live online chats with Professor Locke, prerecorded lectures accessible online, readings posted on our online platform, and assigned course work. The assigned reading and lectures will be released, based on the content, over the course of the two weeks. In addition, all students will be required to participate in eight online LiveChats (days and times noted above).

Paul Locke

Distinguished Visiting Professor of Animal Law and Science

Evaluation Method

Class participation; online coursework; open-book, take home exam, due appx. 1 week after class ends