The following materials were submitted by our conference panelists. The materials, although not necessarily written by the individual panelists, are relevant to their panel topics. These are also the materials applicable to MCLE registrants.
Practicing Animal Law: Why Contracts, Wills and Business Law Matter to Animals
- Berning, B. (2011, October). Contracts: A winning strategy for business managers and lawyers working together. The Animal Law Conference at Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland, OR.
- Stark, Tina L. (Ed.). (2003). Negotiating and Drafting Contract Boilerplate. New York, NY: ALM Publishing. (Suggested reading; electronic copy not available).
Global Animal Concerns
- Cassuto’s PowerPoint – September 2011
- Cassuto, David N., Animal Sacrifice and the First Amendment: The Case of Lukumi Babalu Aye (May 13, 2011). ANIMAL LAW AND THE COURTS: A READER, Taimie Bryant, David N. Cassuto, Rebecca Huss, eds., Thomson West, 2008.
- Cassuto, David N., Bred Meat: The Cultural Foundation of the Factory Farm (2007). Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 70, No. 1, pp. 59-87, 2007.
- Cassuto, David N., The Law of Words: Standing, Environment & Other Contested Terms (September 06, 2010). Harvard Environmental Law Review, Vol. 28, p. 79, 2004.
- Cassuto, David N., The CAFO Hothouse: Climate Change, Industrial Agriculture and the Law (July, 21 2010). Animals & Society Institute Policy Paper, 2010.
- Cassuto, David N., Legal Standing for Animals and Advocates (June 13, 2009). Animal Law Review, Vol. 13, No. 61, 2006.
- Cassuto, David N., Owning What You Eat: The Discourse of Food (January 22, 2010). DEMOCRACY, ECOLOGICAL INTEGRITY AND INTERNATIONAL LAW, Cambridge Scholars Press, 2010.
- Cassuto, David N. and Reed, Steven, Water Law and the Endangered Species Act (July 28, 2010). WHOSE DROP IS IT ANYWAY?: EFFECTIVE MANAGEMENT OF OUR NATION’S WATER RESOURCES, Megan Baroni, ed., 2010.
Who’s Case is it Anyway? Animals’ vs. Owners’ Interests in
- Duckler’s PowerPoint – September 2011
- Duckler, G., (2007). Animal wrongs: On holding animals to (and excusing them from) legal responsibility for their intentional acts. Journal of Animal Law & Ethics, 2:92, 91-121.
- Duckler, G., (2008). Two major flaws of the animal rights movement. Animal Law, 14:2, 179-200.
Enforcement: Building a Case Against Cruelty
- Animal Legal Defense Fund. (2008, June). A quick overview for Oregon prosecutors: Animal abuse, neglect, hoarding and fighting. Portland, OR: Heiser, S. A. (Suggested reading; electronic copy not available).
Humane Science: Is the End of Animal Testing Within Reach?
- Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing. (2001). Congressional Briefing. The 3Rs in US law and policy: Implications for biomedical research and toxicity testing [Brochure].
The Ethical (Human) Animal
Wolf Reintroduction, Management and Protection
- Final Rule To Identify the Northern Rocky Mountain Population of Gray Wolf as a Distinct Population Segment, 74 Fed. Reg. 15,123 (April 2, 2009) (codified at 50 C.F.R. pt. 17).
- Alliance for the Wild Rockies v. Salazar, Nos. CV 11-70-M-DWM & CV 11-71-M-DWM, 2011 LEXIS 85476 (D. Mont. Aug. 3, 2011).
- Defenders of Wildlife v. Salazar, 729 F. Supp. 1207 (D. Mont.).
Shelter in the Storm
- Dunham, J. and Associates, Inc. (2010). The Fiscal Impact of Trap, Neuter and Return Policies in Controlling Feral Cat Populations in the United States. Retrieved from
- Dunham, J. and Associates, Inc. (2009). The Fiscal Impact of Breed Discriminatory Legislation in the United States. Retrieved from http://www.guerrillaeconomics.bi/bestfriends/best%20friends%20methodology%20and%20write%20up.pdf.