Animal cruelty prosecutions are expanding in number and scope. This creates the opportunity to broaden who society considers being worthy of meaningful protection under the law. Is the capacity to suffer enough to redefine what it means to be a victim? Should all sentient beings be entitled to greater protections against criminal activity?
Join SALDF for a lunchtime video conference with David Rosengard of the Criminal Division of the Animal Legal Defense Fund and Lewis and Clark Law School as we consider these questions through the intersection of animal and criminal law.