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Lewis & Clark Law School Animal Legal Defense Fund

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events:

In addition to putting on Speaker Series events and encouraging volunteerism, the Lewis & Clark Student Chapter strives to keep its members apprised of animal-related events in and around Portland, doing its part to build the animal protection community. Check out some of our recent and upcoming events below. Nearly all of our events are open to the public, so do not hesitate to stop by!

What We’ve Done:

November 2nd, 2018

  • 1:30pm - 3:00pm: Eating Animals Screening

    The Center for Animal Law Studies is hosting a movie screening of “Eating Animals,” a film based on the bestselling book by Jonathan Safran Foer; it was directed by Christopher Quinn and narrated by co-producer Natalie Portman. The film provides an eye-opening look into the environmental, economic, and public health implications of factory farming.

    A Q&A session with the film’s director will take place immediately following the screening followed by a reception. Movie treats, light appetizers and refreshments will be provided!

November 1st, 2018

  • 12:10pm - 1:10pm: Activism and Social Justice Movements
    NLG President, Elena Cohen, will join us and NLG Student Chapter to discuss the importance of activism and how law students and attorneys can most effectively advocate for social justice movements.

October 18th, 2018

  • 12:10pm - 1:10pm: EU Health and Food Safety
    Join animal welfare advocacy organizations and students and faculty in discussion with Dr. Terzi about the state of animal welfare policies in the U.S. and EU, what these policies mean for food safety and health and what people on both sides of the Atlantic can do to strengthen animal welfare policies globally.

October 4th, 2018

September 30th, 2018

September 27th, 2018

September 13th, 2018

  • 12:10pm - 1:10pm: Animal Law Program Overview
    Join us in Wood Hall, Room 8, for an opportunity to learn about our incredible animal law program, upcoming events, and opportunities within animal law.

September 9th, 2018

April 12th, 2018

April 5th, 2018

March 23rd, 2018

  • 8:00am - 7:00pm: The Future of Food: Growing Opportunities
    Food Law and Policy conversations are becoming increasingly prevalent in academic, legal, and popular discourse. The food we eat, and our laws and policy governing it, have a profound impact on urban and rural communities, the natural environment, and animals. This year’s symposium takes a critical, intersectional, and interdisciplinary look at the environmental and food justice impacts of our food systems, the public health implications of our food choices, and business of food in our modern world.

March 22nd, 2018

  • 12:00pm - 1:00pm: Annual MeatOut Event!
    You are invited to the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund (Lewis & Clark Chapter)’s annual “MeatOut” celebration!

March 14th, 2018

March 12th, 2018

March 3rd, 2018

March 1st, 2018

  • 12:00pm - 1:30pm: LC SALDF Speaker Series Event - Anita Krajnc
    Join LC SALDF as we host (via Skype) Ms. Anita Krajnc, founder of the Toronto Pig Save, and famously acquitted of criminal mischief for giving pigs water on their way to their slaughter.

February 21st, 2018

  • 12:00pm - 1:30pm: LC SALDF Presents - Delcianna Winders
    Join us as we feature Delcianna Winders, Vice President of and Deputy General Counsel for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals! Her presentation will center on captive wildlife and the law, including the recent case of Nosey the elephant.

February 15th, 2018

  • 12:00pm - 1:00pm: LC SALDF Speaker Series - Professor Rebecca Huss
    Join us for a free lunch and fascinating discussion with Professor Rebecca Huss! Professor Huss’ lecture to us is entitled: The Bad Newz Kennels Case & the Federal Animal Welfare Act’s Animal Fighting Venture Provision.

February 9th, 2018

February 8th, 2018

  • 12:10pm: Preparation for Annual Networking Event and Beyond
    This panel event will feature Priscilla Rader, Professor Lora Dunn, Professor David Rosengard, and Angie Fagg of the Animal Legal Defense Fund who will discuss networking tips for our annual Networking Event and beyond.

What’s to Come:

January 17th, 2019