This unique opportunity will provide updates on trends and advancements in animal law while. We are joined by the Nashville Zoo's President and Chief Executive Officer, and the board's general counsel who discuss conservation efforts and laws affecting procurement and care for zoo animals. Other topics include ethical considerations for animals and the law, legislative updates, laws governing farmed animals and much more.
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This session will provide tips on handling cases involving injuries caused by animals and some unique scenarios under Tennessee law.
This session will use examples of veterinary malfeasance to discuss veterinary medical and legal ethics.
This interactive panel will consist of an overview of wildlife conservation in Tennessee, a brief history of the Agency, and the evolution of the state’s wildlife laws, including applicable cases and legislative initiatives. There will be a discussion of the issues surrounding possession of live wildlife with examples taken from Agency wildlife law enforcement cases.
The legal landscape for farmed animals is a rapidly evolving space, with many current issues that we see playing out across the pages of both newspapers and legal journals. This session will cover current topics including food labeling, slaughterhouse regulation and anticonfinement laws.
An update on federal, state, and international advancements in animal related law and policy.
This session will focus on the conservation efforts of the Nashville Zoo, the accreditation process the Nashville Zoo undergoes, as well as the legal needs the Zoo encounters operationally as well as in the procurement and care for its animals.