Animal Law Symposium: Los Angeles
New date to be announced
In light of the health concerns surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19), we have postponed the Animal Law Symposium. Please direct any questions to email@example.com.
Join the Animal Legal Defense Fund for The Animal Law Symposium: Los Angeles. This day-long event will provide attendees with the opportunity to hear from the top voices within the animal law community, including local experts! Participants will also be invited to attend a social reception after the program concludes where they can meet and mingle with the presenters and other attendees.
Attorneys will be eligible to receive 6 CLE credit hours, pending approval from the California State Bar.
Agenda, speaker bios and CLE materials coming soon!
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and mounting criticism of the dog meat trade from Chinese citizens, the national government of China has issued draft guidelines to reclassify dogs from “livestock” to “companion animals.”May 20, 2020 Animal Law Update
In the U.S., some municipalities are grappling with whether pigs kept as companions should be allowed in residential areas that exclude animals legally defined as “livestock.”May 20, 2020 Animal Law Update
‘Tiger King’ could have been a change agent. Despite the impetus of the 5-year project — finding a big cat in someone’s white van in the heat of summer — a deliberate choice was made not to focus on the tigers at all. Their story remains untold.May 11, 2020 Legally Brief