WHENMarch 7, 2017 6:30-8pmWHERE
NYUAD Campus, Conference Center
WHONYU Abu Dhabi Institute Open to the Public
World-renowned animal rights attorney Steven Wise talks about his ground-breaking efforts to win legal personhood status for highly intelligent animals such as chimpanzees, elephants, and whales. The author of four books on the history of animal law, he has gone toe to toe with some of the best legal minds in the world, in defense of his efforts on behalf of sentient beings with no rights to defend themselves. Wise made history by filing lawsuits on behalf of caged chimps, cases heard for the first time in U.S. civil courts.
Speakers Steven M. Wise, Founder and President, The Nonhuman Rights Project
Hosted by NYU Abu Dhabi Institute
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