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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.

Upcoming webinars

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Past webinars

Vivisection Objection: Using Public Records and the Law to Help Animals in Research at Your School 2018

Vivisection Objection: Using Public Records and the Law to Help Animals in Research at Your School 2018

Presented by 4/17/18
This webinar will provide a practical approach on how students can help animals in research at their schools.
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Calling All Students: Academic Opportunities in Animal Law! 2018

Presented 2/2/18
Pam Frasch from Lewis & Clark Law School, Chris Green from Harvard Law School, David Favre from Michigan State Univ. College of Law, and Elizabeth Dennis from South Texas College of Law Houston will provide information on their respective school’s history
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Animal Law Boot Camp 2017

Presented 11/11/17
This webinar from November 2017 is an exciting opportunity to learn how animal law intersects with other fields of law.
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Back to School with Joyce Tischler 2017

Presented 9/15/17
During this webinar, you will learn about the history of animal law and the Animal Legal Defense Fund Student Chapters, the important role that students play in animal law and advocacy, and ways to get involved, stay motivated, and feel inspired.
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Captive Wildlife 2017

Presented 8/8/17
Matthew Liebman, Director of Litigation for the Animal Legal Defense Fund, teaches participants how animal advocates are using state and federal laws to protect wild animals in captivity.
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Ag-Gag Laws 2017

Presented by 7/11/17
This session will be led by Professor Alan Chen, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, and co-counsel on the Animal Legal Defense Fund’s pending cases against Ag-Gag laws in Utah and Idaho.
Puppy Mills 2017

Puppy Mills 2017

Presented 6/6/17
Lora Dunn, Director of the Animal Legal Defense Fund Criminal Justice Program, teaches participants how to navigate the legal landscape of animal cruelty prosecutions, from crime scene to courtroom.

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