338.01 Animal Law

This course will examine a number of topics related to the law of animals, including various issues that arise under the laws of property, contracts, torts, and trusts and estates. It will also examine various criminal law issues and constitutional law questions. The class will consider such issues as the definition of "animal" as applicable to anti-cruelty statutes, the collection of damages for harm to animals, establishing standing for animal suits, first amendment protections, and the nuances of various federal laws.

Spring 2017

Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Day/Times Room
338.01
Course Credits
Research paper option, 25+ pages
Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
Class participation
Amanda Schwoerke W 10:30-12:20 PM 3000
Sakai site: https://sakai.duke.edu/portal/site/LAW.338.01.Sp17
Email list: LAW.338.01.Sp17@sakai.duke.edu
Course
Course
Degree Requirements
Course Requirements - JD
Course Areas of Practice