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Through the hosting of conferences, panels and seminars, the Center for Animal Law provides educational and networking platforms to facilitate the exchange of ideas among scholars in the field, attorneys, and the general public. Our panels have covered some of the most notable issues in animal law including state and federal animal welfare laws, factory farming, dog fighting, puppy mills, animals in entertainment and tort valuation of animals.

Upcoming Events

Nuestro Planeta Compartido: At the Intersection of Animal Law, the Environment and Human Rights Law in Latin America
September 26, 2020, 10 am – 1 pm CST, online

This free legal webinar is presented by the DePaul University College of Law Center for Animal Law. Speakers will discuss how Latin American countries address issues of animal rights and the environment, and how this may impact human rights. Presentation topics include: constitutional rights of nature, habitat destruction, and analysis of current Latin American legal issues that intersect with the focus areas of animals, the environment and human rights. 3 hours of CLE will be available.

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Hosted by:
  • DePaul University College of Law Center for Animal Law
  • DePaul Animal Legal Defense Fund Student Chapter
  • DePaul Latino Law Students Association
  • UIC John Marshall Law School Environmental Law Society

Past Events

For more details about our history, please look at our Past Events PDF. 


Past Event Photos

Photos from "The Game Changers" - Documentary Screening + Plant-Based Reception (January 29, 2020) and  Animal Warriors: At the Intersection of Animal Law and Veterans Affairs (November 14, 2019)