The course will survey the growing field of animal law. Students will analyze laws affecting many types of animals including companion animals, farm animals, animals in laboratories, animals used for entertainment, and wildlife in the contexts of constitutional, tort, criminal, administrative and contract law. The course will provide an overview of state and federal case law, regulations and statutes, focusing on Arizona Laws. Students will be required to attend one court or administrative hearing involving animals.
Animal Law: Cases And Materials (Carolina Academic Press Law Casebook) [Hardcover] Authors: Sonia S. Waisman, Pamela D. Frasch, and Bruce A. Wagman. Most recent edition.
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Take home exam.
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Class attendance- mandatory (adopting policy enumerated in 2-220(3)(A)
Class participation- 20 %
Attendance at hearing and short paper- 10 % (“attendance” may include online viewing of a state legislative or administrative hearing)
Take home exam 70%