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Litigation Strategies for Protecting Captive Wildlife

August 15, 2017 – August 15, 2017 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

LA Law Library

301 W. First Street
Los Angeles
United States

Lawyers who wish to help address the plight of wild animals kept captive in unhealthy conditions have a number of legal tools available – but they also face numerous obstacles. In this class, attorneys from the Animal Legal Defense Fund will discuss the laws that protect captive wildlife, and the best litigation strategies for enforcing these protections.

Class covers:

  • Legal protections for captive wildlife, including the Endangered Species Act (ESA)
  • Who may bring suit to protect captive wildlife
  • How to establish standing in federal suits under the ESA
  • What litigation can accomplish in the fight to protect captive wildlife

Earn 1.0 hour general MCLE credit

Registration fees: $35, includes refreshments
Non-refundable, payment reserves spot
Reduced-rate parking options available during registration

Photography / Videography:
If you register for this class, you may be photographed or recorded. By registering for this class you are giving the LA Law Library your consent to photograph, videotape, record and broadcast your picture, likeness, voice and statements.

No legal advice:
LA Law Library does not provide legal advice. LA Law Library provides legal resources and assistance with legal research as an educational service. The Law Library is pleased to offer our patrons the opportunity to obtain assistance from third party legal service providers at this and other events within the Library. However, the Library does not control and is not responsible for the content or scope of any assistance given by those providers.

Contact Name: Elaina Gavounas
Contact Email:
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