How Law Students Can Get Involved in Animal Law
Law students interested in this cutting edge field must be inventive and proactive in seeking out opportunities to become involved. Below are some suggestions:
- Become a law student member of ALDF!
- Get involved with your campus Student Animal Legal Defense Fund (SALDF) chapter, or start a chapter if your school does not have one.
- Take an animal law class while in law school.
- If your school does not have an animal law class, petition for one.
- Attend and participate in animal law conferences and events.
- View ALDF’s Animal Law 101 Web seminar.
- Attend your bar association’s animal law section or committee meetings and CLE seminars.
- Write a law review article and submit it to an animal law journal. Journals include Animal Law Review, Journal of Animal Law and Ethics, Journal of Animal & Environmental Law, Stanford Journal of Animal Law & Policy and Journal of Animal Law
- Volunteer with your local animal protection group, humane society, farm sanctuary or animal law attorney.
- Join the Animal Law Program when you graduate from law school and help ALDF win the case against cruelty.
- Enroll in clerkships, internships and fellowships.