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Dr. Rajesh Reddy, JD, PhD

Global Animal Law and Animal Law Advanced Degree Program Director

Center for Animal Law Studies

Dr. Rajesh K. Reddy leads CALS’ Global Animal Law Program, which includes bold new initiatives such as the Global Ambassador Program, that leverages the expertise, training, and skills of CALS’ international Animal Law LLM alumni to foster and facilitate animal protection initiatives in their home countries and regions. Dr. Reddy also leads the Animal Law LLM Program—the world’s first and only advanced legal degree program for animal law. The courses he currently teaches include: International Animal Law; Animal Legal Philosophy; Introduction to U.S. Animal Legal Studies; and the Animal Law LLM Seminars each fall and spring semester.

Dr. Reddy also serves on the Lewis & Clark tri-campus Committee on Equity and Inclusion, the Law School’s Diversity Committee and International Law Committee, and as a Sexual Assault Response Advocate. Outside of Lewis & Clark, Dr. Reddy chairs the International Subcommittee of the Animal Law Section of the American Bar Association and sits on the Executive Committee for the Animal Law Section of the Oregon State Bar. He also serves as a board member for Minding Animals International, Humane Voters Oregon, and the diversity, equity and inclusion nonprofit Encompass.

Prior to joining the Center for Animal Law Studies, Dr. Reddy earned his JD from Lewis & Clark Law School and his PhD from the University of Georgia, where his dissertation scrutinized the representation of human and nonhuman animals in postcolonial literature and rights discourse. While in law school he served as Co-Editor in Chief of the Animal Law Review and Co-Director of the Animal Legal Defense Fund Student Chapter at Lewis & Clark. He has advanced human and nonhuman animal rights as part of his work for several nonprofits, including the Animal Legal Defense Fund’s Criminal Justice Program and the Human Rights Law Network in New Delhi, India. Prior to pursuing his legal career, Dr. Reddy served as an Associate Instructor at Indiana University and as a Writer-in-Residence at Interlochen Center for the Arts.

Product Type
On Demand

Constitutional Animal Law: U.S. and International Frameworks

Animal Law |  Constitutional Law |  International Law
Dr. Rajesh Reddy, JD, PhD
1 Hour
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
May 07, 2019
Access for 60 day(s) after purchase.
Short Description:
This CLE offers an introduction to how the interests of animals are contemplated at the constitutional level in the United States and abroad. Special attention is paid to deconstructing and comparing....
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