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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

"THE GAME CHANGERS" - Documentary Screening and Networking Reception

Wednesday, January 29, 2020
DePaul University - Richard M. and Maggie C. Daley Building
CDM Theater LL105
14 E. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60604
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join the DePaul Center for Animal Law, the DePaul Animal Legal Defense Fund Student Chapter, the DePaul Entertainment and Sports Law Society, and the DePaul College of Law Vincent G. Rinn Law Library for a special screening of THE GAME CHANGERS followed by a plant-based networking reception. Opening comments by Dr. Terry Mason, Chief Operating Officer of the Cook County Department of Public Health

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Directed by Oscar®-winning documentary filmmaker Louie Psihoyos and executive produced by James Cameron, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jackie Chan, Lewis Hamilton, Novak Djokovic, and Chris Paul, The Game Changers tells the story of James Wilks — elite Special Forces trainer and The Ultimate Fighter winner — as he travels the world on a quest to uncover the optimal diet for human performance.

Showcasing elite athletes, special ops soldiers, visionary scientists, cultural icons, and everyday heroes, what James discovers permanently changes his understanding of food and his definition of true strength.

Past Events

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


Past Event Photos

Photos from Animal Warriors: At the Intersection of Animal Law and Veterans Affairs (November 14, 2019)