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The Animal Law Academy webinars are an opportunity to hone your skills and gain both practical and substantive knowledge about important issues currently facing animals in the legal system. Participants will learn from the experts and enjoy an interactive Q&A session. Don’t miss the chance to get an in-depth look into what it means to advocate for animals’ through the legal system.

Animal Law Academy webinars are suitable for anyone interested in animal law, current and future law students, attorneys, legal professionals and animal advocates.

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Law Student Paper Series — Improving the Conservation and Protection of Sharks Through the Power of International Treaties and the Development of New Shark-Focused Legally Binding Instrument

Law Student Paper Series — Improving the Conservation and Protection of Sharks Through the Power of International Treaties and the Development of New Shark-Focused Legally Binding Instrument

Presented 2/4/21
In this presentation, Lu Shegay, Lewis & Clark Law School, will discuss how certain countries treat sharks within their legal frameworks, as well as analyze the international instruments that can help improve protections for sharks. A brief Q&A to follow. 
Animal Legal Defense Fund Student Chapters and Courtroom Animal Advocate Programs — How You Can Help
Presented 1/26/21
Animal Legal Defense Fund Senior Legislative Affairs Manager Kathleen Schatzmann and Seton Hall Law School Student Chapter member Alice Huang will share specific actions that law students and Animal Legal Defense Fund Student Chapters can take to significantly impact Courtroom Animal Advocate Program bills. A brief Q/A to follow.
Law Student Paper Series — Colorless Coral: The Legal Landscape of Protecting Florida’s Coral from Human Impacts
Presented 1/14/21
Join Catherine Awasthi, Florida State University College of Law, as she presents on the legal and scientific issues associated with coral reefs, and the measures that are in place to rescue them. A brief Q&A to follow. 
Vindicating Pierson v. Post’s 'Saucy Intruder': Of Wildlife Crimes & Crimes Against Wildlife

Vindicating Pierson v. Post’s ‘Saucy Intruder’: Of Wildlife Crimes & Crimes Against Wildlife

Presented 12/16/20
Join David Rosengard, Animal Legal Defense Fund senior staff attorney, for a discussion regarding wildlife crimes, crimes against wildlife — and the subtle but significant difference between the two.
Year End Impact Report 2020

Year End Impact Report 2020

Presented 12/9/20
As 2020 comes to an end, we’re looking back at our biggest legal victories for animals over the last year and looking ahead at what’s to come in 2021. Join Stephen Wells, executive director of the Animal Legal Defense Fund, as he shares stories behind this year’s biggest victories.
Critical Caselaw: Personhood Through the Lens of Animal Standing

Critical Caselaw: Personhood Through the Lens of Animal Standing

Presented 12/2/20
Join Animal Law Program Director Stacey Gordon Sterling for a discussion of how courts review the legal status of animals in the context of animal standing cases.

New York Town Hall

Presented 11/18/20
Join us for a presentation to review animal protection bills in the New York legislature – and learn ways that you can directly impact bill movement.
Animal Victims and Restorative Justice

Animal Victims and Restorative Justice

Presented 9/30/20
Restorative justice is not a new concept, but it largely has not been applied in animal crimes. In this webinar, Brittany Hill, Criminal Justice Program Fellow, will introduce the audience to restorative justice.

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