COLORADO Denver U adds law professorship on animal rights

June 26, 2015

DU adds law professorship on animal rights Jun 22, 2015, 12:10pm MDT Monica Mendoza Denver Business Journal

The University of Denver Sturm College of Law is adding animal rights to its list of specialized study topics.

The law school announced Monday that it has created a professorship aimed at bolstering students’ ability and interest in representing animal rights. The professorship position is paid for by the Animal Legal Defense Fund and will be dedicated to advancing the interests of animals through the legal system, DU said.

The animal rights professorship is believed to be the first of its kind in the country, according to the law school….