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Muzzling a Movement
The Effects of Anti-Terrorism Law, Money, and Politics on Animal Activism

Wednesday, December 1, 2010 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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The ability to protest peacefully and to voice unpopular opinions without being arrested and imprisoned arbitrarily are cornerstones of the U.S. Constitution. In Muzzling a Movement, Dara Lovitz presents an in-depth analysis of the effect of the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act and other so-called "eco-terror" laws on the ability of animal activists to raise public awareness about the abuse of animals in industry.


Moderator:
ODETTE J. WILKENS, Executive Director, Equal Justice Alliance

Speaker:
DARA LOVITZ, Author, Muzzling a Movement, Adjunct Professor of Animal Law, Temple University Beasley School of Law and the Earle Mack School of Law at Drexel University

Sponsored by:
Committee on Legal Issues Pertaining to Animals, Martha Golar, Chair; Committee on Civil Rights, Brian Kreiswirth, Chair; Committee on Books at the Bar, Hon. Diane Kiesel, Chair