Check this page often for the latest conferences, academic symposiums and speaking engagements around the U.S. relating to animals and the legal system.

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Upcoming Events

Animal Summer Law School 2019

The Animal Law Academy is pleased to present its third annual Animal Law Summer School on factory farming! All webinars are free and open to the public, but space is limited. A recording of each webinar will be made available after the session.

Register for theFalse Advertising and Labeling webinaron August 6.


The Lone Star State Update on Animal Law

Join the Animal Legal Defense Fund for a CLE (continuing legal education) event in Houston, Texas on September 6th. Attendees will hear from experts in the Texas animal law community on topics including legislation, civil law, and criminal law, and a special topics panel on the Animal Legal Defense Fund’s Houston Aquarium lawsuit.

Register to attend the CLE event on September 6.


The 27th Annual Animal Law Conference
Representing Animals: Elevating Animal Status

Join hundreds of attorneys, law students, professors and animal advocates this fall for the 27th annual Animal Law Conference, the country’s premiere animal law event! Presented by the Animal Legal Defense Fund, the Center for Animal Law Studies at Lewis & Clark Law School and the Lewis & Clark Animal Legal Defense Fund Student Chapter, this year’s conference will explore the wide-ranging work being done to transform the legal status of animals.



October 25-27, 2019
Portland Art Museum, Mark Building, 1119 SW Park Avenue
Portland, OR 97205

Early-bird pricing through August 30, 2019: $125-$370

More information and online registration.


5th Annual International Animal Law Summit
August 22, 2019
SDCBA Bar Center
San Diego, California
United States
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International Animal Rights Conference 2019
September 5, 2019
Centre Culturel Kulturfabrik Esch
L-4221 Esch-sur-Alzette Luxembourg Luxembourg
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Second Animal Law, Ethics and Policy Conference.
September 10, 2019
Liverpool John Moores University, Law School, Redmonds Building
Liverpool, Alabama
United Kingdom
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Bailing Out Benji's Second Annual Bark After Dark Gala
September 14, 2019
The Forte
Des Moines, Iowa
United States
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The Reducetarian Summit
September 28, 2019
Crystal Gateway Marriott
Arlington, Virginia
United States
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International Scientific Conference "Domestic, European Union and International Standards in Legal Protection of Animals”
October 17, 2019
Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin
Lublin, Alabama
Poland
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