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Professor of Law, Michigan State University

My area of scholarly writing is that of Animal Law. I just published the 3rd edition of my teaching book - Animal Law: Welfare, Interests,& Rights (Aspen Press). I have organized and attended conferences around the world, including China, India, Spain and Brazil dealing with all aspects of Animal Law. I was a co-founder and a twenty two year Board member of the Animal Legal Defense Fund. I teach Animal Law, Property Law and International Environmental Law.The issues of Animal Rights has been on my agenda for over twenty years.


  • –present
    Professor of Law at Michigan State University College of Law, Michigan State University


  • 1971 
    College of William & Mary Law School, JD