Industrial Animal Agriculture Law - Professor, Joyce Tischler, , Course Number: LAW-451, , Course Type: Highly Specialized, , Credits: 2, , Enrollment Limit: 20, , Description: This course examines the legal, framework underlying the use of animals for food., The course will familiarize students with the, conditions in which animals are raised,, transported, and slaughtered, as well as address, federal and state laws that currently affect, matters such as animal welfare, environmental, impacts, global food sustainability, cultural and, religious values, free speech, health concerns,, international trade, and economic considerations., The course will also discuss legal issues related, to the production, distribution, and consumption, of animal-derived foods, including legislation,, litigation, regulation, ballot initiatives, and, consumer campaigns. The course will incorporate, discussion of current social and legal, developments, and students will be asked to, participate in discussions and debates about these, issues., , Prerequisite: none, , Evaluation Method: Final exam and class, participation, , Capstone: no, , WIE: no