Animal Law Events

The Animal Law program hosts many events throughout the semester. Check back frequently for new events.

Upcoming Events

Past Events

National Asian Pacific American Bar Association Reception

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Please join the GW Law Alumni Association and the Asian American Law Alumni Association for a reception during the annual National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) convention.

ABLA 30th Anniversary and JAM Scholarship Reception

Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

The GW Association of Black Law Alumni is proud to celebrate the 30th year since our founding and the conclusion of the Fall Meeting with a reception at Old Ebbitt Grill. At the reception, we

10th Annual DC Week for the Animals Law Night

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join the Animal Law Program Area for the 10th annual law night as part of the DC Week for the Animals.


Panelists

Legal Advocacy for Abused Animals: Connecticut's "Desmond's Law" as a Roadmap for Change in D.C.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

"Desmond's Law" is an innovative piece of legislation that allows legal advocates to testify on behalf of animals in abuse and neglect cases.

Man's Best Friend or Man's Best Specimen?

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Join the GW Law Animal Law Program as they host Kevin Chase, Vice-President, Rescue + Freedom Project, and Ryan Merkley,  Director of Research Advocacy, Phy

Pet Study Break

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

Join the GW Student Animal Legal Defense Fund for a Pet Study Break to provide an opportunity for members of the law school community an opportunity to de-stress and enjoy the companionship of ador

Careers in Animal Law

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Please join the ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section (TIPS) and GW SALDF for an informative program to help you launch your legal

9th Annual DC Week for the Animals Law Night

Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join Katherine Meyer, Partner at Meyer, Glitzenstein & Eubanks LLP, and Nancy Perry, Senior Vice President for Government Relations at the Ameri

8th Annual DC Week for the Animals Law Night

Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Panelists discussed two recent events that have important consequences for the animals in DC: The District's Department of the Environment Wildlife Action Plan and the Merger of the Washington Humane Society and the Washington Animal Rescue League.

Pet Study Break

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 11:00am to 2:00pm
Join the GW Student Animal Legal Defense Fund for a Pet Study Break to provide an opportunity for members of the law school community an opportunity to de-stress and enjoy the companionship of adorable (and often adoptable) animals.

National Justice for Animals Week 2016

Sunday, February 21, 2016 - 12:00am to Saturday, February 27, 2016 - 2:30pm

Join the GW Student Animal Legal Defense Fund for a week of action for animals on February 21-27, 2016!

Workshop in International Wildlife Wellbeing: From Theory to Action

Friday, November 13, 2015 - 9:00am to Saturday, November 14, 2015 - 6:00pm
Experts in international animal and environmental law discussed ways to raise awareness of and promote better protection for individual wild animal well-being on the international stage.