Russ Mead


Russ Mead is the Shared Earth Foundation Visiting Professor at Lewis & Clark Law School. Russ teaches in the JD program and the Animal Law LLM program. Russ is a frequent speaker and guest lecturer at animal law conferences and law schools, including Cornell, Stanford, and Vanderbilt. Previously, he served as General Counsel for Best Friends Animal Society. He was the General Counsel and interim Executive Director of Farm Sanctuary. Russ holds a BS in Accounting from Arizona State University, an MBA from Lindenwood College, and a JD from St. Louis University School of Law, and earned a CPA license. He lives with his wife Laura on the Oregon Coast. In his spare time, he attempts to capture the spirit of animals in ink wash paintings. Russ is the author of the textbooks, “Nonprofit Animal Law’, "Trial Advocacy in Animal Law", "Farm Animal Law - Readings and Materials", "Grass Roots Animal Legislation", and "Step By Step Legislative Drafting for Advocates".


Grass Roots Animal Legislation
Price: $34.99 USD. Words: 338,030. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Government / State, Provincial & Municipal
Passing animal legislation can improve the lives of thousands, or even tens of thousands, of animals. In Grass Roots, Animal Legislation author Russ Mead looks at over 20 different types of state and local animal welfare laws. This book is a materials resource for an animal law class on animal legislation.
Trial Advocacy in Animal Law
Price: $34.99 USD. Words: 136,990. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Trial Practice
This is a new generation trial advocacy course book. It is a combination text book, and exercise book. This is an e-book in popular formats. The examples in the book are based on animal law cases. The realistic materials for a mock trial final exercise are based on property owners suing a hog farm. The book concludes with examples of actual complaints filed in animal law litigation.
Farm Animal Law Readings and Materials
Price: $34.99 USD. Words: 604,990. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Education
This is a collection articles, governmental reports, laws, cases, and litigation in the field of farm animal law. This collection of materials is designed for classes in Farm Animal Law. Topics include factory farms, the US farm bill, labeling farm animal products, environmental farm issues, ag gag laws, the anti confinement movement, slaughter, international farm law, foie gras and "downers".
Nonprofit Animal Law
Price: $34.99 USD. Words: 292,430. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Practical Guides
An animal law text book and guide for lawyers who volunteer for and represent animal-related nonprofit organizations. Over 100 legal topics affecting animal shelters, animal rescues, animal sanctuaries, animal welfare groups, and animal rights groups. Animal rights and Nonprofit lawyer Russ Mead explores contemporary legal issues facing the nonprofit animal community.

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