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Professor Pamela Frasch in the Master in Animal Law and Society of the UAB

2014.03.16



Professor Pamela Frasch in the Master in Animal Law and Society of the UAB: AN OVERVIEW TO ANIMAL LAW AND LEGAL EDUCATION IN THE U.S.

On Thursday and Friday, March 20-21, starting at 3:30 p.m. in Aula 1 of the Faculty of Law of the UAB, the class entitled Animal Law in the U.S. will be taught by Professor Pamela Frasch in the Master in Animal Law and Society.

Professor Frasch is the Executive Director of the Center for Animal Law Studies (CALS). CALS, in collaboration with The Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF), directs the Animal Law programs and projects in Lewis & Clark Law School, which is a Collaborating Entity for the Master in Animal Law and Society of the UAB and a place where students can perform their curricular internships. Professor Frasch previously served as General Counsel to the ALDF, a nation-wide non-profit organization whose objective is to protect the lives and promote the interests of animals through the legal system.

A renowned speaker and participant in International congresses of Animal Law, Among other publications, Professor Frasch is co-author of the first book published in the United States about Animal Law cases and Jurisprudence entitled Animal Law: Cases and Materials currently available in its fourth edition (Durham 2010) and which is widely used in most courses of animal law taught in American universities.

Professor Frasch is the primary author of the first article against animal cruelty which was promulgated in Oregon. Professor Frasch’s contributions to Animal Law have been recognized by The Humane Society of the United States and The Oregon Humane Society.


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