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Endangered Species Act Under the Trump Administration

Endangered Species Act Under the Trump Administration
Thursday, March 28, 2019 | 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Program Fee: Free to Members | $15 for non-members


The panel will cover key regulatory and legislative changes to the Endangered Species Act (ESA) under the Trump administration including: new standards and rules, removal of species from protection, reduction of funding for certain initiatives, trophy hunting and import, and ivory trade and import of ivory and rhino horn. We will also discuss recent key federal litigation interpreting Endangered Species Act. We will also touch upon currently proposed legislative, regulatory and statutory changes to the ESA.

Dr. Susan Lieberman
, Vice-President, International Policy, Wildlife Conservation Society 
Joseph Nelson
, Partner, Van Ness Feldman
Asher Smith, Litigation Counsel, PETA Foundation
Danny Waltz
, Staff Attorney, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Professor Randall Abate, Rechnitz Family Endowed Chair in Marine and Environmental Law and Policy, Monmouth University and Mikki Golar

Sponsoring Committee:
Animal Law Committee, Christopher Wlach, Chair
Cosponsoring Committee: Environmental Law Committee, Kevin Healy and Amy Turner, Co-Chairs

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