2016 Animal Law Institute

The agenda for the 2016 Animal Law Institute, which took place on April 22, is available below for reference. We look forward to announcing more information about the 2017 Institute in the months ahead.

8:00 – 8:30 Registration
8:30 – 9:30 Estate Planning and Legal Ethics in Animal Law

Joel Hailey, Attorney at Law and President, Hailey Foundation

1.0, including 1.0 ethics
9:30 -10:30 Animal Cruelty Prosecutions from Seizure to Trial

Lara Tomlin, Assistant D.A., Denton County

1.0
10:30 -10:45 Break
10:45 -11:45 Case Law Update

Fran Ortiz, Professor, South Texas College of Law

1.0
11:45 – 12:45 Legal Efforts to Address Federal Animal Welfare Act Implementation Issues

Delci Winders, Animal Law Fellow, Harvard Law School

1.0
12:45 – 1:30 Lunch
1:30 -2:30 Getting Political for Animals

Shelby Bobosky, President, Texas Humane Leg. Network

Laura Donahue, Executive Director, Texas Humane Leg. Network

1.0
2:30 – 3:30 Legal implications of the San Diego SeaWorld Orca Breeding Ban

Carney Anne Nasser, Sr. Counsel for Wildlife & Reg. Affairs, ALDF

1.0
3:30–3:45 Break
3:45 – 4:45 Breed-Specific Legislation: Inaccurate, Expensive and Proven Ineffective

Don Feare, Law Offices of Donald D. Feare, PC & Adjunct Professor of Law, Texas A&M University School of Law

1.0

Total CLE Credits 7.0, including 1 hour ethics (Course Number: 901348234)