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Our Hen House: Change the World for Animals - Episode 470: Kristen Stilt

Animal Law Podcast Host: Mariann Sullivan talks to Kristen Stilt about halal slaughter and the animal welfare debates within that industry. They discuss the meaning of halal, the differences between halal rules and kosher rules, the moral complications involved in the slaughter of animals for food as it relates to religious law, and the work she has done to uncover and promote advocacy around these issues. She also updates us on what’s going on at Harvard’s Animal Law and Policy Program.

ISBA to Present Illinois Animal Law Conference in Carbondale

The Illinois State Bar Association’s (ISBA) Animal Law Section will be presenting the Illinois Animal Law Conference at Southern Illinois University (SIU) School of Law in Carbondale on Friday, Feb. 9., at the Lesar Law Building from 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. The conference features speakers and…

2024 National Animal Law Competitions

In March of 2024, law students from across the country participated in the 2024 National Animal Law Competitions at Harvard Law School, where they had the opportunity to develop knowledge in the field of animal law and to hone their written and oral advocacy skills by competing in Appellate Advocacy…