Animal Law

SLN #: 11550
Course Prefix: LAW-691
Course Section: 002
Credit Hours: 2
Instructor(s): Nichols-Young

Course Description:
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 present a mock oral argument or other presentation replicating a court, legislative or administrative hearing, in class, using either a civil or criminal animal law case, regulation, statute, ordinance or proposed legislation.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 2
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Experiential Learning: No
Prerequisite: Completion of the first year of law school.
Special Withdrawal Course: No
Final Exam Given: No
Paper Or In-Class Presentation: Paper and in-class presentation required.
Participation Points: Yes
Attendance Policy: Per Statement Of Student Policies
Additional Attendance Policy: Required

* The law school has a policy that Is used To calculate credit hours. Please see the Statement of Student Policies.