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 NumberCourse CreditsEvaluation MethodInstructorMeeting Day/TimesRoom
Research paper option, 25+ pages
Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
Class participation
Amanda Schwoerke
10:30-12:20 PM
Sakai site: https://sakai.duke.edu/portal/site/LAW.338.01.Sp17
Email list: LAW.338.01.Sp17@sakai.duke.edu
Degree Requirements
Course Areas of Practice