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 panelists who will present cutting edge animal law updates of importance to municipalities, pet owners, and lawyers in many practice areas.
The morning kicks off with three sessions, beginning with panelists who will discuss the latest law and practice regarding pet response in natural disasters. This is followed by two speakers who will address the evolution of laws that regulate and control feral cats, including milestones achieved by nearby jurisdictions. The final morning panel will provide an overview the quickly-changing legal framework of the use of assistance animals.