Animal Law Legislation Seminar (2 Credits) LAW 0795

Seminar focusing on state and federal animal protection legislation including the Florida animal cruelty statute, as well as the Animal Welfare Act, Endangered Species Act, Horse Protection Act, Humane Methods of Slaughter Act, Marine Mammal Protection Act, Shark Finning Prohibition Act,] and Twenty-Eight Hour Law. Students will be required to write a paper identifying and analyzing either a problem with animal protection legislation or a gap in current laws and they must draft a statute or amendment that will resolve the problem or fill in the gap.