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LAW 0661: Animal Law
Spring 2019 • Section 21 • CRN 9239

Course Description

This course will examine the moral, ethical and public policy considerations involved in balancing the interests of animals and humans. Topics include the treatment of animals as property, including animal custody in divorce; state anti-cruelty laws; the federal Animal Welfare Act; the use of animals in research; veterinary malpractice; tort liability for animal-inflicted injury; consumer fraud litigation against animal-related industries; and animal rights advocacy in the age of ecoterrorism legislation.


Day/Time Location
M 7:30-9:20 PM Klein 6A

Course Details

  • Dara Lovitz
Credit Hours

2 Credits



Course Type
  • Exam
Course Modality


Fulfills J.D. Requirement


Registration Info

No Registration Restrictions.

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