Animal Law Society to Host Symposium - Grand Rapids Campus
February 13, 2013 - Cooley Law School's Animal Law Society will hold a symposium that focuses on animal abuse and its connection to domestic violence and child abuse on Saturday, Feb. 16, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at the school's Grand Rapids campus. The symposium's guest speaker will be Phil Arkow, a consultant for the ASPCA & Animals and Society Institute. Arkow also chairs the Latham Foundation's Animal Abuse and Family Violence Prevention Project.
Cooley's Animal Law Society is dedicated to providing a forum for education and advocacy aimed at protecting the lives and advancing the interests of animals through the legal system, in addition to raising the profile of the field of animal law.
The symposium is open to the public and costs $10 to attend. Cash and checks will be accepted at the door. The event will be held in Room 529 of the law school at 111 Commerce Ave., SW, Grand Rapids. Light refreshments and lunch will be provided.
About Cooley Law School: Founded in 1972, the Thomas M. Cooley Law School is a private, nonprofit, independent law school accredited by the American Bar Association and the Higher Learning Commission. Cooley has provided its more than 16,000 graduates with the practical skills necessary for a seamless transition from academia to the real world. Cooley offers its Juris Doctor program, Joint Degree programs, and Master of Laws programs three times a year with enrollment in January, May and September. Cooley Law School has campuses across Michigan in Lansing, Auburn Hills, Grand Rapids and Ann Arbor, and its new campus in Tampa Bay, Florida.