Animal Law Courses

Interested in starting an animal law class at your school? Learn how! Note: The contacts listed below are able to provide information about the relevant class only. Please do not contact them for any other purpose. If you need legal information please see the resources section on this website. There are 150 law schools in the U.S. and Canada, and 11 in Australia and New Zealand, that have offered a course in animal law. We update this list regularly, but academic schedules change unexpectedly and some courses may no longer be offered. For updated information on course titles and when a class was last offered, please contact the referenced law school directly.

American University Washington College of Law
(NW Washington, DC)
Taught by Alan Nemeth
Course name: Animal Law

Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law
(Tempe, AZ)
Taught by Patricia Norris
Course name: Animal Law

Australian National University Law School
(Acton ACT, AL)
Taught by Alex Bruce
Course name: Animals and the Law

Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law
(Orlando, FL)
Taught by Peggy Hoyt
Email: peggy@hoytbryan.com Course name: Animal Rights Seminar

Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law
(Orlando, FL)
Taught by Fred Kray
Email: fmkray@gmail.com Course name: Animal Law and Practice

Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
(New York, NY)
Taught by Mariann Sullivan
Course name: Animal Rights Law

Bond University Faculty of Law
(Robina QLD, AL)
Taught by Jackson Walkden-Brown
Course name: Animal Law

Brooklyn Law School
(Brooklyn, NY)
Taught by Piper Hoffman
Course name: Animal Rights Law

California Western School of Law
(San Diego, CA)
Taught by Kristina Hancock
Course name: Animal Law

Campbell University School of Law
(Raleigh, NC)
Taught by Calley Gerber
Course name: Animal Law

Case Western Reserve University School of Law
(Cleveland, OH)
Taught by Jeffrey Holland
Course name: Animal Law

Chapman University School of Law
(Orange, CA)
Taught by Robert Newman
Course name: Animal Law

Charleston School of Law
(Charleston, SC)
Taught by TBD
Course name: Animal Law

Cleveland State University Marshall College of Law
(Cleveland, OH)
Taught by Benita Pearson
Course name: Animal Law

Columbia Law School
(New York, NY)
Taught by Mariann Sullivan
Course name: Animal Law

Cornell Law School
(Ithaca, NY)
Taught by Sherry Colb
Course name: Animal Rights Law

Creighton University School of Law
(Omaha, NE)
Taught by Carol C. Knoepfler
Course name: Animal Law

Dalhousie University Schulich School of Law
(Halifax, Nova Scotia, NS)
Taught by Vaughan Black
Course name: Animals and the Law

DePaul University College of Law
(Chicago, IL)
Taught by TBD
Course name: Animal Law

Drexel University Earl Mack School of Law
(Philadelphia, PA)
Taught by Dara Lovitz
Course name: Animal Law

Duke University School of Law
(Durham, NC)
Taught by Marilyn Forbes
Course name: Animal Law

Duquesne University School of Law
(Pittsburgh, PA)
Taught by Deborah Jugan
Course name: Animal Law

Emory University School of Law
(Atlanta, GA)
Taught by Ani Satz
Course name: Animal Law

Flinder’s University Law School
(Bedford Park SA, AL)
Taught by Lesley Petrie
Email: petr0061@flinders.edu.au Course name: Animal Law

Florida A&M University College of Law
(Orlando, FL)
Taught by Randall Abate
Course name: Animal Law

Florida Coastal School of Law
(Jacksonville, FL)
Taught by Elizabeth DeCoux
Course name: Animal Law & Advocacy

Florida State University College of Law
(Tallahassee, FL)
Taught by Patricia Matthews
Course name: Animal Law

Fordham University School of Law
(New York, NY)
Taught by TBD
Course name: Animal Law

George Mason University School of Law
(Arlington, VA)
Taught by Ralph Henry
Course name: Animal Law Seminar

George Washington University Law School
(Washington, DC)
Taught by Joan Schaffner
Course name: Animal Rights Seminar

George Washington University Law School
(Washington, DC)
Taught by Ethan Eddy
Course name: Wildlife and Ecosystems Law

George Washington University Law School
(2000 H Street Northwest, DC)
Taught by Nancy Perry
Course name: Animal Law

Georgetown University Law Center
(Washington, DC)
Taught by Jonathan Lovvorn
Course name: Animal Protection Litigation Seminar

Golden Gate University School of Law
(San Francisco, CA)
Taught by Brent Plater
Course name: Animal and Wildlife Law

Gonzaga University School of Law
(Spokane, WA)
Taught by Megan Ballard
Course name: Animal Law

Griffith University Law School
(Southport , AL)
Taught by Steven White
Course name: Animal Law

Harvard Law School
(Cambridge, MA)
Taught by Paul Waldau
Course name: Animal Law

Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law
(Chicago, IL)
Taught by Keith Harley
Course name: Animal Law Seminar

Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
(Indianapolis, IN)
Taught by Judith Ford Anspach
Course name: Animals and the Law

John F. Kennedy University School of Law
(Pleasant Hill, CA)
Taught by Joyce Tischler
Course name: Animal Law

Lewis & Clark Law School
(Portland, OR)
Taught by Kathy Hessler
Email: cals@lclark.edu Course name: Animal Law Clinic I & II

Lewis & Clark Law School
(Portland, OR)
Taught by Jacob Bush
Email: cals@lclark.edu Course name: Moot Court: NALC Closing Argument

Lewis & Clark Law School
(Portland, OR)
Taught by TBD
Course name: Animal Law Litigation

Lewis & Clark Law School
(Portland, OR)
Taught by Natasha Dolezal
Email: cals@lclark.edu Course name: Moot Court: NALC Leg/Lobby & Drafting

Lewis & Clark Law School
(Portland, OR)
Taught by TBD
Email: cals@lclark.edu Course name: Emerging Law Policy/Companion Animals

Lewis & Clark Law School
(Portland, OR)
Taught by Russ Mead
Email: cals@lclark.edu Course name: Animals in Agriculture: Law and Policy Seminar

Lewis & Clark Law School
(Portland, OR)
Taught by Craig Johnston
Course name: Environmental & Animal Law Advocacy I & II

Lewis & Clark Law School
(Portland, OR)
Taught by Russ Mead
Email: cals@lclark.edu Course name: General Counsel Topics: Animal Law Seminar

Lewis & Clark Law School
(Portland, OR)
Taught by Kathy Hessler
Email: cals@lclark.edu Course name: Advanced Animal Law Clinic

Lewis & Clark Law School
(Portland, OR)
Taught by Pamela Frasch
Email: cals@lclark.edu Course name: Animal Law Graduate LLM Seminar I & II

Lewis & Clark Law School
(Portland, OR)
Taught by Dan Rohlf
Email: cals@lclark.edu Course name: Wildlife Law

Lewis & Clark Law School
(Portland, OR)
Taught by Stephen Wise
Email: cals@lclark.edu Course name: Animal Rights Law & Jurisprudence

Lewis & Clark Law School
(Portland, OR)
Taught by Stephan Otto
Email: cals@lclark.edu Course name: Internship: Animal Law Legislation Seminar

Lewis & Clark Law School
(Portland, OR)
Taught by Tami Gierloff
Email: cals@lclark.edu Course name: Advanced Legal Research: Animal Law

Lewis & Clark Law School
(Portland, OR)
Taught by Heidi Moawad
Email: cals@lclark.edu Course name: Animal Cruelty: The Link to Domestic Violence & Policy

Lewis & Clark Law School
(Portland, OR)
Taught by TBD
Email: cals@lclark.edu Course name: Agricultural Enviromental Law Seminar

Lewis & Clark Law School
(Portland, OR)
Taught by Kathryn Hall
Email: cals@lclark.edu Course name: Equine Law Seminar

Lewis & Clark Law School
(Portland, OR)
Taught by Erica Lyman
Email: cals@lclark.edu Course name: International Wildlife Law

Lewis & Clark Law School
(Portland, OR)
Taught by Kathy Hessler
Email: cals@lclark.edu Course name: Kenya Legal Project

Lewis & Clark Law School
(Portland, OR)
Taught by TBD
Email: cals@lclark.edu Course name: Pacific Salmon Law Seminar

Lewis & Clark Law School
(Portland, OR)
Taught by TBD
Email: cals@lclark.edu Course name: Sustainable Food and Agriculture Seminar

Lewis & Clark Law School
(Portland, OR)
Taught by Rebecca Huss
Email: cals@lclark.edu Course name: Transactional Approach to Animal Law

Lewis & Clark Law School
(Portland, OR)
Taught by Ramona Illea
Email: cals@lclark.edu Course name: Animal Legal Philosophy & Development

Lewis & Clark Law School
(Portland, OR)
Taught by Gieri Bolliger
Email: cals@lclark.edu Course name: Comparative International Animal Law

Lewis & Clark Law School
(Portland, OR)
Taught by Paul Locke
Email: cals@lclark.edu Course name: Law of Humane Science

Lewis & Clark Law School
(Portland, OR)
Taught by Pamela Frasch
Email: cals@lclark.edu Course name: Advanced Animal Law Seminar

Lewis & Clark Law School
(Portland, OR)
Taught by Pamela Frasch
Email: cals@lclark.edu Course name: Animal Law Fundamentals

Lewis & Clark Law School
(Portland, OR)
Taught by Nancy Perry
Email: cals@lclark.edu Course name: Animal Law: Policy Influences through Legislation, Lobbying & Litigation

Lewis & Clark Law School
(Portland, OR)
Taught by Scott Heiser
Email: cals@lclark.edu Course name: Crimes Against Animals: Law & Policy

Loyola Law School
(Los Angeles, CA)
Taught by Sande Buhai
Course name: Animal Law

Loyola University New Orleans School of Law
(New Orleans, LA)
Taught by TBD
Course name: Animal Law

Marquette University Law School
(Milwaukee, WI)
Taught by Megan Senatori
Course name: Animal Law

Massachusetts School of Law
(Andover, MA)
Taught by Holly Vietzke
Course name: Animal Law

McGill University Faculty of Law
(Montreal, QC)
Taught by Wendy Ann Adams
Course name: Animals, Persons, and Legal Relations

Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law
(Macon, GA)
Taught by TBD
Course name: Animal Law Seminar

Michigan State University College of Law
(East Lansing, MI)
Taught by David Favre
Course name: Animal Law

Monash University Faculty of Law
(Clayton VIC, AL)
Taught by Dr. Joanna Kyriakakis
Email: Joanna.Kyriakakis@monash.edu Course name: Animal Law

New York Law School
(New York, NY)
Taught by Sherry Ramsey
Course name: Animal Law

New York University School of Law
(New York, NY)
Taught by David Wolfson
Course name: Animal Law

New York University School of Law
(New York, NY)
Taught by David Wolfson
Course name: Farmed Animal Law and Policy

Northeastern University School of Law
(Boston, MA)
Taught by Jon Rankin
Course name: Animal Law

Northwestern University School of Law
(Chicago, IL)
Taught by Cherie Travis
Course name: Animal Law Seminar

Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center
(Ft. Lauderdale-Davie, FL)
Taught by Phyllis Coleman
Course name: Animal Law

Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center
(Ft. Lauderdale-Davie, FL)
Taught by Phyllis Coleman
Course name: Animal Law Legislation Seminar

Pace Law School
(White Plains, NY)
Taught by David Cassuto
Course name: Animal Law

Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law
(Carlisle, PA)
Taught by Teresa Lazo
Course name: Animal Law

Pepperdine University School of Law
(Malibu, CA)
Taught by Richard L. Cupp
Course name: Animal Law

Quinnipiac University School of Law
(Hamden, CT)
Taught by Linda Meyer
Course name: Animal Law

Rutgers University School of Law Newark
(Newark, NJ)
Taught by Gary Francione
Course name: Animal Law/Animal Rights: Theory and Practice

Rutgers University School of Law Camden
(Camden, NJ)
Taught by Ellen Goodman
Course name: Animal Law

Santa Clara University School of Law
(Santa Clara, CA)
Taught by TBD
Course name: Animal Law

Seattle University School of Law
(Seattle, WA)
Taught by Adam Karp
Course name: Animal Law

Seton Hall University School of Law
(Newark, NJ)
Taught by Bob Martin
Course name: Animal Law

South Texas College of Law
(Houston, TX)
Taught by Fran Ortiz
Course name: Animal Law

South Texas College of Law
(Houston, TX)
Taught by Fran Ortiz
Course name: Animal Law Clinic

Southern Cross University School of Law & Justice
(Sydney, AL)
Taught by Anne Schillmoller
Course name: Animal Law

Southern Illinois University School of Law
(Carbondale, IL)
Taught by Valery C. Behan
Email: behanvalery@gmail.com Course name: Animal Law

Southern Methodist University School of Law
(Dallas, TX)
Taught by Yolanda Eisenstein
Course name: Animal Law

Southwestern Law School
(Los Angeles, CA)
Taught by Drew Alexis
Course name: Animal Law

St. John’s University School of Law
(Queens, NY)
Taught by Jennifer McMahon
Course name: Animal Law

St. Thomas University School of Law
(Miami, FL)
Taught by Steven Wise
Course name: Animal Rights Jurisprudence

Stanford Law School
(Palo Alto, CA)
Taught by Bruce Wagman
Course name: Animal Law

Stetson University College of Law
(Gulfport, FL)
Taught by Jennifer Dietz
Course name: Animal Law Seminar

Stetson University College of Law
(Gulfport, FL)
Taught by Peter Fitzgerald
Course name: International Animal Law Seminar

Syracuse University College of Law
(Syracuse, NY)
Taught by Tucker Culbertson
Course name: Animal Law

Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law
(Philadelphia, PA)
Taught by Dara Lovitz
Course name: Animal Law

Texas Tech University School of Law
(Lubbock, TX)
Taught by J. Wesley Cochran
Course name: Animal Law

Texas A&M University School of Law
(Fort Worth, TX)
Taught by Donald Feare
Email: feare@hawkpci.net Course name: Animal Law

The John Marshall Law School
(Chicago, IL)
Taught by Susann MacLachan
Course name: Animal Law

Faulkner University Thomas Goode Jones School of Law
(Montgomery, AL)
Taught by Mary Craig
Course name: Animal Law

Thomas Jefferson School of Law
(San Diego, CA)
Taught by Michael Martindill
Course name: Animal Law

Thomas M. Cooley Law School
(Lansing, MI)
Taught by TBD
Course name: Animal Law

Touro Law Center
(Central Islip, NY)
Taught by John Maher
Course name: Animal Law

Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine
(North Grafton, MA)
Taught by Martha Grace
Course name: Animal Law

Tulane University Law School
(New Orleans, LA)
Taught by Carney Anne Nasser
Course name: Animal Law Seminar

Tulane University Law School
(New Orleans, LA)
Taught by Oliver Houck
Course name: Environmental Law: Endangered Species & Biodiversity Seminar

University of Alberta Faculty of Law
(Edmonton, AB)
Taught by Peter Sankoff
Course name: Animals and the Law

University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law
(Tucson, AZ)
Taught by Sara Dent
Course name: Animal Law

University of Arkansas School of Law
(Fayetteville, AR)
Taught by Pamela Vesilind
Course name: Animal Law

University of Arkansas School of Law
(Fayetteville, AR)
Taught by Pamela Vesilind
Course name: Farmed Animal Welfare (LL.M.)

University of Arkansas, William H. Bowen School of Law
(Little Rock, AR)
Taught by Michael Flannery
Course name: Animal Law

University of Baltimore School of Law
(Baltimore, MD)
Taught by Alan Nemeth
Course name: Animal Law Seminar

University of British Columbia Faculty of Law
(Vancouver, BC, AL)
Taught by Rebeka Breder
Course name: Animal Law

University of California, Berkeley School of Law
(Berkeley, CA)
Taught by Bruce Wagman
Course name: Animal Law

University of California, Davis School of Law
(Davis, CA)
Taught by Jerrold Tannenbaum
Course name: Animal Law Seminar

University of California, Hastings College of Law
(San Francisco, CA)
Taught by Bruce Wagman
Course name: Animal Law

University of California Irvine School of Law
(Irvine, CA)
Taught by Drew Alexis
Course name: Animal Law

University of California, Los Angeles School of Law
(Los Angeles, CA)
Taught by Taimie Bryant
Course name: Animal Law

University of Chicago Law School
(Chicago, IL)
Taught by Vince Field
Course name: Animal Law

University of Connecticut School of Law
(Hartford, CT)
Taught by Jessica Rubin
Course name: Animal Law

University of Denver School of Law
(Denver, CO)
Taught by Jay Tutchton
Course name: Civil Rights Seminar: Animal Rights

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
(Detroit, MI)
Taught by Ann Griffin
Course name: Animal Law Seminar

University of Florida Levin College of Law
(Gainesville, FL)
Taught by Elizabeth DeCoux
Course name: Animals and the Law

University of Georgia School of Law
(Athens, GA)
Taught by Peter Appel
Email: appel@uga.edu Course name: Animal Law Seminar

University of Houston Law Center
(Houston, TX)
Taught by Amy Bures Danna
Course name: Animal Law

University of Kansas School of Law
(Lawrence, KS)
Taught by Michael Hoeflich
Course name: Animal Rights Seminar

University of Kentucky College of Law
(Lexington, KY)
Taught by Roberta Harding
Course name: Animal Rights

University of Maine School of Law
(Portland, ME)
Taught by Sarah Schindler
Course name: Animal Law

University of Maryland School of Law
(Baltimore, MD)
Taught by Susan Hankin
Course name: Animals and the Law Seminar

University of Maryland School of Law
(Baltimore, MD)
Taught by Valerie Stanley
Course name: Animal Law

University of Massachusetts School of Law
(North Dartmouth, MA)
Taught by Robert Fennessy
Course name: Animal Rights Law

University of Melbourne Law School
(Parkville VIC, AL)
Taught by Graeme Mcewen
Email: gmcewen@unimelb.edu.au Course name: Animal Law

University of Miami School of Law
(Coral Gables, FL)
Taught by Stefanie Kuerpick
Course name: Animal Law

University of Michigan Law School
(Ann Arbor, MI)
Taught by Nicole Appleberry
Course name: Animal Law

University of Missouri, Kansas City Law School
(Kansas City, MO)
Taught by Dana Apple
Course name: Animal Law

University of Montana School of Law
(Missoula, MT)
Taught by Stacey Gordon
Course name: Animal Law

University of New Brunswick Faculty of Law
(Fredericton, NB, AL)
Taught by Myron L. Gochnauer
Course name: Animal Law

University of New Hampshire School of Law
(Concord, NH)
Taught by Patricia Morris
Course name: Animal Law

University of New Mexico School of Law
(Albuquerque, NM)
Taught by Marsha L. Baum
Course name: Animal Law Seminar

University of New South Wales Faculty of Law
(Sydney, AK)
Taught by Tara Ward
Course name: Animal Law

University of North Carolina School of Law
(Chapel Hill, NC)
Taught by Calley Gerber
Course name: Animal Law

University of Oregon School of Law
(Eugene, OR)
Taught by Caroline Forell
Course name: Animal Law Seminar

University of Ottawa Faculty of Law
(Ottawa, ON)
Taught by Daphne Gilbert
Course name: Animal Law

University of Pennsylvania Law School
(Philadelphia, PA)
Taught by Student run
Email: AnimalLawProject@law.upenn.edu Course name: Animal Law Project

University of Pennsylvania Law School
(Philadelphia, PA)
Taught by Penny Conly Ellison
Course name: Animal Law and Ethics

University of Québec in Montréal, Department of Legal Sciences
(Montreal, AL)
Taught by Martine Lachance
Course name: Animal Species and the Law

University of San Diego School of Law
(San Diego, CA)
Taught by Jane Henning
Course name: Animal Law

University of Sydney Law School
(Darlington NSW , AL)
Taught by Celeste Black
Course name: Animal Law

University of Technology, Sydney, Faculty of Law
(Ultimo NSW, AL)
Taught by Sophie Riley
Course name: Animal Law and Policy in Australia

University of Tennessee College of Law
(Knoxville, TN)
Taught by Joan Hemingway
Course name: Animals, Ethics, and Law

University of Texas School of Law
(Austin, TX)
Taught by Susan Hightower
Course name: Animal Law

University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
(Sacramento, CA)
Taught by Julie Davies
Course name: Animal Law

University of Toronto Faculty of Law
(Toronto, ON)
Taught by Lesli Bisgould
Course name: Introduction to Animals and the Law

University of Victoria Faculty of Law
(Victoria, BC)
Taught by Maneesha Deckha
Course name: Animals, Culture and the Law

University of Virginia School of Law
(Charlottesville, VA)
Taught by Margaret Riley
Course name: Animal Law

University of Washington School of Law
(Seattle, WA)
Taught by Matt Penzer
Course name: Animal Law

University of Washington School of Law
(Seattle, WA)
Taught by Robert Anderson
Course name: Wildlife Law Seminar

University of Windsor Faculty of Law
(Windsor, ON)
Taught by Jerry Simonelli
Course name: Introduction to Animals and the Law

University of Wisconsin Law School
(Madison, WI)
Taught by Megan Senatori
Course name: Animal Law

University of Wollongong Faculty of Law
(Circular Quay NSW, AK)
Taught by Elizabeth Ellis
Course name: Animal Law

Valparaiso University Law School
(Valparaiso, IN)
Taught by Rebecca Huss
Course name: Animal Law

Vanderbilt University Law School
(Nashville, TN)
Taught by TBD
Course name: Animal Law

Vermont Law School
(South Royalton, VT)
Taught by Steven Wise
Course name: Animal Rights Jurisprudence

Vermont Law School
(South Royalton, VT)
Taught by Pamela Vesilind
Course name: Animals and the Law

Vermont Law School
(South Royalton, VT)
Taught by Reed Elizabeth Loder
Course name: Animal Law and Ethics

Vermont Law School
(South Royalton, VT)
Taught by Pamela Vesilind
Course name: The Law of Animals in Agriculture

Wake Forest University School of Law
(Winston-Salem, NC)
Taught by Sue Grebeldinger
Course name: Animal Law

Wayne State University Law School
(Detroit, MI)
Taught by Jerry Simonelli
Course name: Introduction to Animals and the Law

Western State University College of Law
(Fullerton, CA)
Taught by Robert Newman
Course name: Animal Law

Whittier Law School
(Costa Mesa, CA)
Taught by Tom Kelch
Course name: Animal Law

Whittier Law School
(Costa Mesa, CA)
Taught by Tom Kelch
Course name: International and Comparative Animal Law

Widener University School of Law, Delaware Campus
(Wilmington, DE)
Taught by Verne Smith
Course name: Animal Law

Willamette University College of Law
(Salem, OR)
Taught by Scott Beckstead
Course name: Animal Law

Willamette University College of Law
(Salem, OR)
Taught by James Adams
Course name: Wildlife Law

William and Mary Law School
(Williamsburg, VA)
Taught by Michelle Welch
Course name: Animal Law Seminar

William Mitchell College of Law
(Saint Paul, MN)
Taught by Corwin Kruse
Email: crkruse@comcast.net Course name: Animal Law

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