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Officers:


Co-President: Mallory Douraghi '15

Co-President: Alison Ver Schuer '15

Vice President: Martin DeRusha '15

Treasurer: Emily Chadbourne '15

Events Coordinator: Jessica Dickard '15

GoGreen! Events Chair: Ying Wang '15

Evening Liason: Heather Marcello '14

1L Representative: Ashley Mann '16

 

Mission Statement:

Animal Law Society (ALS) was created to promote awareness of Animal Law, which encompasses statutes and case law related to animals or with an animal component. The organization was also created to provide opportunities on campus for students to get involved with Animal Law. The New England Law Animal Law Society is dedicated to providing a forum for education, advocacy, and scholarship aimed at protecting the lives and advancing the interests of animals through the legal system, and raising the profile for the field of animal law.

 

Events:


September
Angell Walk for the Animals in the Boston Common
November
Run FUR Fun 5K - Animal Law Raised over $1800.00 for the MSPCA's Animal Protection Programs
December
Wellness Week Stress Paw Handouts
February
Speaker Series - Look for our Panel Event discussing Careers in Animal Law and Animal Advocacy
March
GoGreen! Mixer Fundraiser Benefiting Animal and Environmental Issues - co-Hosted with Environmental Law Society
April
Movie Event on Relevant Animal Law related issues
Wellness Week Therapy Dogs brought in by Dog B.O.N.E.S. Organization

                                             

HOW CAN I BE A PART OF ANIMAL LAW SOCIETY?

Join the ALS TWEN page to stay current on all things ALS!

For even more information, check out the following links:
Animal Legal Defense Fund, http://www.aldf.org/
The Greyhound Protection Act, http://www.protectdogs.org/
Compassion Over Killing (Vegan Lifestyle), http://www.cok.net/
Compassion Over Killing (Vegetarian Lifestyle), http://www.tryveg.com/cfi/toc/
The Humane Society, http://www.hsus.org/
Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (MSPCA), http://www.mspca.org/site/PageServer/
International Institute for Animal Law, http://www.animallaw.com/