Some More Cool Animal Law CLE

David Cassuto

From the email:

The DePaul Center for Animal Law cordially invites you and your colleagues to join us for this year’s symposium, “Revisiting the Line between Free Speech and Obscenity: U.S. v. Stevens and Its Impact on Animal Welfare”. The symposium will take place at the DePaul College of Law on Thursday, September 30 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The symposium will evaluate the constitutional issues raised in Stevens, as well as draw attention to the destructive influence of dog fighting on our local community. Panelists include Bob Corn-Revere, co-counsel for defendant Robert Stevens, Randall Lockwood, PhD, Senior Vice-President for Anti-Cruelty Initiatives and Legislative Services for the ASPCA and internationally renowned bioethicist, author and veterinarian, Dr. Michael W. Fox.

Additionally, we are pleased to welcome Jeff Jenkins and Sean Moore as our keynote speakers.  Jeff and Sean are part of the HSUS End Dogfighting campaign, an innovative program that relies on community outreach methods to change attitudes and behaviors between people and their pit bulls.  For more information on Jeff and Sean, as well as a complete list of panelists, please visit the Center’s website at http://www.law.depaul.edu/centers_institutes/animal_law/.

This event qualifies for up to 5.5 units of CLE credit. Lunch will be provided, and admission is free and open to the public. If you would like to attend, we kindly request that you RSVP to Emily Winfield at ewinfie1@depaul.edu by Monday, September 27.

If you have any additional questions about either the event or the DePaul Center for Animal Law please contact Emily Winfield at ewinfie1@depaul.edu or (312) 362-6799.

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