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Upcoming Events

California Humane Lobby Day

Join the Animal Legal Defense Fund and the Humane Society of the United States for California Humane Lobby Day on June 4th in Sacramento! You’ll learn how to make real change for animals in California as well as meet with your legislators’ offices to talk about landmark legislation including a wildlife protection bill that bans super-toxic rat poisons and a historic sales ban on fur products sold in California.

Tuesday, June 4, 2019
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Westminster Presbyterian Church 1300 N Street (N St. and 13th St.)
Sacramento, CA 95814

Cost: $20

Register online.

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.


Estate Planning for Pets: D.C. Bar, June 4, 2019, In Person & Webcast
June 4, 2019
D.C. Bar
Washington, DC
United States
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Dominion: A Legal Deconstruction
June 14, 2019
Lewis & Clark Law School
Portland, Oregon
United States
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Center for Animal Law Studies Animal Law Summer School Program
June 18, 2019
Lewis & Clark Law School And ONLINE
Portland, Oregon
United States
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PETCON 2019
June 22, 2019
City Market Social House
Los Angeles, California
United States
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Animal Place's 30th Anniversary
June 29, 2019
Animal Place's Rescue & Adoption Center
Petaluma, California
United States
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Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics Summer School 2019
July 21, 2019
St. Stephen's House
Oxford, California
United Kingdom
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Animal Rights National Conference 2019
July 25, 2019
Hilton Alexandria Mark Center
Alexandria, Virginia
United States
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Red & Green VegFest Albuquerque
August 10, 2019
JCC Of Albuquerque
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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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