Animal Law Policy Initiative

Joyce Tischler, "The History of Animal Law"

Joyce Tischler is co-founder of the Animal Rights Defense Fund. This talk was recorded on April 4, 2012 and was sponsored by the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund.


80:41 minutes (73.87 MB)

David Wolfson, "Modern Developments in Farmed Animal Law"

“Modern Developments in Farmed Animal Law” with David Wolfson, Lecturer-in-Law at Columbia Law School, Adjunct Professor at NYU Law School, Partner at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP was recored on April 3, 2012.


60:56 minutes (55.8 MB)

David Favre, "CITES: A Mess or Just Stumbling Along for Endangered Species?"

David Favre is Professor of Law & The Nancy Heathcote Professor of Property and Animal Law at the Michigan State University College of Law. This talk was recorded on April 2, 2012.


56:00 minutes (51.28 MB)

Chicago Students Place in National Animal Law Competition

Meredith Heagney
Law School Office of Communications
April 3, 2012

Three University of Chicago Law School students earned honors in a national legal competition focused on questions of animal law.

2011 SALDF Animal Law Moot Court Competition

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September 20, 2011

Students in the University of Chicago Law School’s chapter of the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund found a new way to spread the word about animal law last spring by hosting the Law School’s first annual National Animal Law Moot Court Competition, generously sponsored by The McCormick Companions’ Fund.

Sandy DeLisle, "A Primer on Humane Education and Dogfighting"

The University of Chicago Student Animal Legal Defense Fund proudly presents the 3rd Annual Animal Law Week, generously supported by The McCormick Companions' Fund.  On Thursday, April 14th, 2011, Sandy DeLisle presented "A Primer on Humane Education and Dogfighting."  Ms.


57:41 minutes (52.81 MB)

Daniel Hauff, "Undercover Investigations: Animal Agribusiness and the Law"

The University of Chicago Student Animal Legal Defense Fund proudly presents the 3rd Annual Animal Law Week, generously supported by The McCormick Companions' Fund.  On Tuesday, April 12th, Daniel Hauff discussed: "Undercover Investigations: Animal Agribusiness and the Law."  Mr. Hauff is the Director of Investigations at Mercy For Animals.  In this capacity, Mr.


63:36 minutes (58.23 MB)

Dara Lovitz, "Muzzling a Movement: The Effects of Anti-Terrorism Law on Animal Activism"

The University of Chicago Student Animal Legal Defense Fund proudly presents the 3rd Annual Animal Law Week, generously supported by The McCormick Companions' Fund.  This talk, recorded April 15th, 2011, featured Dara Lovitz discussing the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act (AETA) in: "Muzzling a Movement: The Effects of Anti-Terrorism Law on Animal Activism."  In her book by the sa


67:11 minutes (61.51 MB)
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