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Werner  Scholtz

Professor
Department of Law
University of the Western Cape
South Africa

Biography

Prof Werner Scholtz (born on 4 December 1974) obtained his doctorate in law from Leiden University in 2001. Scholtz is a Professor of Law in the Department of Public Law and Jurisprudence of the University of the Western Cape (South Africa), who specialises in international and regional (AU) environmental law. His current research focuses on the consequences of the increasing importance of animal welfare for international wildlife law. He established the Regional African Law and Human Security programme (www.ralhus.co.za) in 2010. 

Research Interest

Regional Environmental Law

Publications

  • Scholtz, Werner. "Killing Them Softly? Animal Welfare and the Inhumanity of Whale Killing." Journal of International Wildlife Law & Policy 20, no. 1 (2017): 18-37.

  • Scholtz, W. (2017). Killing Them Softly? Animal Welfare and the Inhumanity of Whale Killing. Journal of International Wildlife Law & Policy, 20(1), 18-37.

  • Scholtz, Werner. "Killing Them Softly? Animal Welfare and the Inhumanity of Whale Killing." Journal of International Wildlife Law & Policy 20.1 (2017): 18-37.

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