Syracuse Law Review Hosts Screening of ‘Unlocking the Cage,’ Visit by Animal Rights Lawyer Steven Wise
Steven Wise, president of the Nonhuman Rights Project, Inc., will speak Wednesday, March 1, at 11:50 a.m. in the Melanie Gray Ceremonial Courtroom in Dineen Hall as guest of the Syracuse Law Review. A reception will follow at 12:45 p.m. in the MacNaughton Collaboratory.
In advance of his visit, the new documentary “Unlocking the Cage” will be screened on Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 7 p.m. in Cortland Lecture Hall, Room 340, Dineen Hall. The film offers a behind-the-scenes-account of the work of Wise and the Nonhuman Rights Project on behalf of chimpanzees in New York.
Wise has dedicated his career to pushing the boundaries of animal law. He has written several books on the subject, taught at many prestigious law schools—including Harvard Law—and been featured on popular programs such as “The Colbert Report.”
For more information on either event, contact Hillary Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org.