SALDF is dedicated to providing a forum for education, advocacy, and scholarship aimed at protecting the lives and advancing the interests of animals through the legal system. SALDF is dedicated to the goals of educating the law school and surrounding community about forms of institutionalized animal abuse, and engaging in projects that combat that abuse. SALDF is equally
Julie Roin left the University of Virginia School of Law, where she was the Henry L. and Grace Doherty Charitable Foundation Professor of Law, to join the Law School faculty in 1998. She became the Seymour Logan Professor of Law at Chicago in 2002.
Director of Clinical and Experiential Learning, Clinical Professor of Law, Paul J. Tierney Director of the Housing Initiative, and Faculty Director of Curriculum
Jeff Leslie graduated from Yale College and Yale Law School and clerked for Judge Joel M. Flaum of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Before joining the Law School, he was an Assistant Corporation Counsel in the City of Chicago Department of Law, where he worked on affordable housing and economic development transactions. He is the Paul J.
Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics
Martha Nussbaum received her BA from NYU and her MA and PhD from Harvard. She has taught at Harvard University, Brown University, and Oxford University. From 1986 to 1993, Nussbaum was a research advisor at the World Institute for Development Economics Research, Helsinki, a part of the United Nations University.
Christine Korsgaard is Arthur Kingsley Porter Professor of Philosophy at Harvard University. This talk, the 2008 Dewey Lecture in Law and Philosophy, was recorded November 5, 2008, as part of Animal Law Week, sponsored by the McCormick Companions' Fund.
This panel, featuring Pamela Alexander (Director, Animal Law Program, Animal Legal Defense Fund), Jordan Matyas (State Director, Illinois, Humane Society of the United States), and Delci Winders (Associate at Meyer, Glitzenstein & Crystal) was recorded November 5, 2008, as part of Animal Law Week.
Paul Shapiro, Senior Director of the factory farming campaign at the Humane Society of the United States, and Dr. Pam Martin, Assistant Professor in the Department of Geophysical Sciences at the University of Chicago and co-author of "Diet, Energy, and Global Warming," discuss the animal welfare and global environmental effects of factory farming.
Fred Roth is an Illinois attorney who has litigated against concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOS) developers and operators. In this talk, recorded on May 22, 2008, he discusses CAFO litigation strategies. This talk was part 2 of a series sponsored by CLAWS and the Environmental Law Society.