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285.62 sec. 001 - Animal Law (Spring 2021)

Instructor: Bruce Wagman  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Units: 2
Grading Designation: Graded
Mode of Instruction: Remote Instruction


Th 08:00 AM - 09:50 AM
Location: Internet/Online
From January 21, 2021
To April 30, 2021

Course Start: January 21, 2021
Course End: April 30, 2021
Class Number (1Ls): 32268
Class Number: 32268

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 10
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 25
As of: 05/08 05:45 AM

This course presents a survey of the historical and current status of this rapidly developing specialty. In brief, animal law encompasses all areas of the law in which the nature -- legal, social or biological -- of nonhuman animals is an important factor. It is an objective and logical specialization of a challenging area -- one with a growing number of cases and laws, increasing public and practical interest, and significantly different historical, legal and philosophical foundations than most other courses. Topics covered include animal cruelty, animals as property, tort claims regarding animals, farm animals, animals in entertainment, and federal issues regarding animals. The course combines current events regarding ongoing animal law cases and a survey of the development and current state of the animal law field.

Exam Notes: (TH/P) Take-home examination or paper option: students option
Course Category: Social Justice and Public Interest

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