NOTE: Part II of a year-long course. The course, description is the same as LAW-768 Animal Law, Litigation Clinic I, , Animal Law Litigation Clinic II - Professor TBD, , Course Number: LAW-769, , Course Type: Highly Specialized & Experiential, , Credits: 3, , Enrollment Limit: 6 (4 in Summer), , Description:Under the supervision of the clinical, professor, students develop legal theories and, litigation strategies to establish and expand, legal protections and legal rights for farmed, animals. The clinic's docket is balanced to, provide students with opportunities to learn about, as many aspects of litigation as possible., , Except in special circumstances, this is a full, year course (three credits per semester). Students, must take Animals in the Law as a prerequisite for, the Animal Law Litigation Clinic and must enroll, in both sections: Animal Law Litigation Clinic I, and II., , Each week, students are expected to attend and, participate in a 2-hour classroom component, meet, with a supervising attorney, and work an average, of 10 hours outside of class on cases as assigned., Students learn basic animal law jurisprudence,, Bluebook citation, and trial and (when, appropriate) appellate level animal law practice,, including effective motion practice and general, practice skills. Students also benefit from guest, lectures by national animal law litigation experts, and allied professionals, such as veterinarians, and behaviorists. Class attendance is mandatory., , The Animal Law Litigation Clinic is a credit/no, credit course with no final examination or paper, requirement. In some semesters, with Professor, consent, it is possible for students to do, additional work for individual research credit, that furthers their clinic work and meets the, Capstone requirement. The clinic does not include, a separate ethics portion for credit, but students, will be exposed to, and learn about,, professionalism and ethics critical to being an, effective litigator., , Prerequisite: Animals in the Law, , Evaluation Method: Credit/no credit based on, written work completed in the course, , Capstone: no, , WIE: yes, under normal circumstances, , The American Bar Association accreditation, standards require students to regularly attend the, courses in which they are registered. Lewis &, Clark expects students to attend classes regularly, and to prepare for classes conscientiously., Specific attendance requirements may vary from, course to course. Any attendance guidelines for a, given class must be provided to students in a, syllabus or other written document at the start of, the semester. Sanctions (e.g., required withdrawal, from the course, grade adjustment, and/or a, failing grade) will be imposed for poor, attendance.
- Teacher: Russ Mead