Elizabeth DeCoux is a professor of law at Florida Coastal School of Law in the United States. After completing law school, she served as clerk to Chief Justice Harry Walker of the Mississippi Supreme Court. She practiced law for several years before becoming a law professor. She teaches animal rights law at Florida Coastal and at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. Her published articles address such topics as the legal standing of animals to sue, the violation of the U.S. Constitution by the categorization of animals as property, and the need for the abolition movement to depict the suffering of animals. She has delivered numerous conference presentations on animal rights law, both in the United States and internationally.