Animal Law Courses
There are 167 law schools in the U.S. and Canada, and 11 in Australia and New Zealand, that have offered a course in animal law. Interested in starting an animal law class at your school? Learn how! Note: We update this list regularly, but academic schedules change yearly and some courses may no longer be offered. For updated information on a specific course below, please contact the referenced law school directly.
The Animal Legal Defense Fund is deeply saddened by the death of Beulah, an Asian elephant, and is committed to supporting legislation pending in Massachusetts to prohibit the use of elephants and certain other wild animals used in circuses.September 19, 2019 News
Ask your state legislators to support a bill that would prohibit people convicted of animal abuse from possessing animals for at least five years after their release from custody.September 19, 2019 Action Alert
In early 2017, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) purged tens of thousands of important documents related to animal welfare from the agency’s website. The purged inspection reports documented violations of the federal Animal Welfare Act (AWA).September 18, 2019 News