Pro Bono Opportunity

Join Us In Building Resilience In Animal Shelters During the Pandemic

A TIPS pro bono project to pair volunteer lawyers with animal shelters to support foster programs, to help shelters, animals and communities during the pandemic. A project of the ABA TIPS Animal Law Committee in partnership with the ABA Disaster Relief Program and the ABA TIPS Law In Public Service Committee

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Shark Fin Resolution 102A - ADOPTED

Annual Meeting 2020 - House of Delegates

In 2017 the United Nations proclaimed 2021 to 2030 as the “Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development.”1 The goal of this Decade is to ensure sustainable management of our oceans. The Decade will focus on the health of our oceans and attempt to reverse unhealthy cycles that may be induced as a result of human activity. The Decade will bring about an unprecedented opportunity for the international community to take action to protect a critical aquatic predator – the shark.

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Join the Animal Law Committee

The ABA TIPS Animal Law Committee is open to lawyers who practice animal law or are interested in animal law issues. We invite you to become involved in our subcommittees, write for our publications, help us with podcasts, work on our CLE programs.

Domestic Violence and Animal Abuse During Lockdown

By: Bianka Atlas, Lewis & Clark Law School

Evidence shows that domestic violence (including child abuse, elder abuse, and intimate partner violence) increases during and after crises and large-scale disasters, including economic crises,2 natural disasters,3 and pandemics.4 In contrast to more localized pandemics, the truly global nature of COVID-19 provides an opportunity for domestic violence to fester around the world.

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