Animal Law – Baltimore

The Animal Law Section of the Maryland State Bar Association, in conjunction with the University Of Baltimore School of Law and the University Of Pennsylvania School of Law, will host the first-ever regional Mid-Atlantic symposium on animal law, The Impact On & Opportunities For Animals in the Current Political and Economic Climate, April 9, 2010, at the University of Baltimore. Papers will be published in the Journal of Animal Law and Ethics at the University Of Pennsylvania School of Law.

The call for papers is here. The steering committee for the symposium encourages authors and researchers from accredited law schools and universities, judges, lawyers, and non-profits or advocacy organization professionals to submit proposals. The steering committee additionally invites proposals from second or third year law students.  The deadline for abstracts is Jan. 1, 2010; the subsequent deadline for article submission is Feb. 1, 2010.  mw