News & Noteworthy

Faculty Highlights March 2010

  • Professor Elizabeth DeCoux
Professor Elizabeth DeCoux debated Ilya Shapiro, a Senior Fellow with the Cato Institute, in a program jointly sponsored by the Florida A&M University School of Law Federalist Society and Animal Legal Defense Fund Student Chapter.   The topic was U.S. v. Stevens, a case involving a First-Amendment challenge to a federal statute outlawing depictions of illegal cruelty to animals.   
Robert Ito interviewed Professor Elizabeth DeCoux for an upcoming magazine article on in vitro meat. Professor DeCoux’s comments focused on whether in vitro meat is a valid approach to the problem of animal exploitation in the meat industry. Ito is a free-lance journalist who writes for the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and the Village Voice.