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The 7th Annual Animal Law Review Symposium

The 7th Annual Animal Law Review Symposium

Common Practices of Animal Exploitation

March 16, 2018

Lewis & Clark Law School

McCarthy Classroom 2

10015 SW Terwilliger Blvd., Portland, OR 97219

Join us on Friday, March 16, 2018 from 10:00 to 5:00, for an engaging discussion of the legal implications of animal exploitation. This year's Symposium features some of the leading voices combating animal exploitation and topics include how animals are used as entertainment, the use of animals as resources, and animals used for sustenance. The event includes a catered vegan lunch and a reception to follow.


Registration and Check-in: 9:30-10:00

Introduction and Welcome: 10:00-10:15

*     Pamela Frasch, Executive Director of the Center for Animal Law Studies Animals as Entertainment: 10:15-12:15

*     Andrea Padilla, Spokesperson in Colombia for AnimaNaturalis International

*     Cynthia Fernandez, Marine Biologist, Educational Outreach for the Dolphin Project


David Rosengard, Staff Attorney, Criminal Justice Program, Animal Legal Defense Fund  Kathleen Wood, Criminal Justice Fellow, Animal Legal Defense Fund Lunch: 12:15-1

Ethical & Moral Implications, One Hour ofEthics CLE Credit: 1

*     Russ Mead, Shared Earth Visiting Professor at Lewis & Clark Law, General Counsel for Animal Law Coalition Animals as Resources: 2:00-3:35

*     Prashant Khetan, CEO and General Counsel of Born Free USA

*     Delcianna Winders, Vice President and Deputy General Counsel for PETA Foundation

*     Dr. Alka Chandna, PETA 's Chief of Laboratory Case Management for the Laboratory Investigations Department Break:

Animals as Sustenance: 3:35-5:00  lauren Ornelas, Founder and Executive Director of Food Empowerment Project

*     Kathy Hessler, Clinical Professor of Law, Animal Law Clinic Director, Director of Aquatic Animal Law Initiative Reception:

Please purchase your ticket by March 16th at:

Student Ticket: $15.00

General Admission: $20.00

CLE Ticket: $50.OO-75.OO (CLE credit pending)

Please RSVP by February 28th at:

For further information, please visit our website reviews/animal law review/symposium/or contact Frances Chrzan at

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