Animal Law - Summer Course

AU Summer University 2018 – Aarhus University – Denmark
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Aarhus University (Denmark)
Animal Law - Summer Course
Curso de verano en Derecho Animal

How and to what extend are animals protected by the law? This will be the main question dealt with during the summer course in Animal Law.

Animal Law is an emerging field of law that explores the legal protection of the social and biological needs of animals. Legislation that protects, impacts, regulates, and controls animals has been an integral part of the legal system since the very early days. However, the distinct field now known as “animal law” is a relatively new development. It brings together statutes and cases from multiple fields of law that consider, at their core, the interests of animals or the interests of humans with respect to animals.

The unique summer course in Animal Law takes place at one of Europe’s most renown universities in the charming student city of Aarhus.. The course will give a comprehensive overview on the fundamental elements of the protection of animals in the legal system. After completion, participants will have a comprehension of how laws on animals work in this specific and novel material; i.e. how to acquire and apply critical knowledge for anyone interested in working as a lawyer or a consultant in the area.

Lecturer: Sacha Lucassen - Former Student Master in Animal Law UAB (5th. Ed. onsite)

Organized by: Aarhus University

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