Wednesday, October 20, 2021


Q&A: LEAP Student Fellow Robin Happel

LEAP Student Fellow Robin Happel talks about an article she co-authored on soundscape ecology.

Monday, October 18, 2021


Award-Winning Animal Advocate Daina Bray Joins Law, Ethics & Animals Program

Daina Bray, a leading animal protection attorney, joined Yale Law School’s Law, Ethics & Animals Program (LEAP) as a Senior Litigation Fellow and Project Manager for a new initiative within LEAP’s Climate, Animal, Food, and Environment Law & Policy Lab (CAFE Lab).

Monday, October 18, 2021


European Activists Want to Ban Fossil Fuel Ads. Why Can’t We Do That Here?

Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law Faculty Co-director of the Law, Ethics and Animals Program Douglas Kysar explains why it is easier for U.S. authorities to regulate fossil fuel ads by placing stipulations on them rather than prohibiting them.

Monday, October 18, 2021


Could Property Law Help Achieve ‘Rights of Nature’ for Wild Animals?

Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law Faculty Co-director of the Law, Ethics and Animals Program Professor Douglas Kysar summarizes the legal argument for granting property rights to wildlife to protect them from habitat destruction. 

Wednesday, October 13, 2021


LEAP Event Explores Animal Photojournalism

The Law, Ethics & Animals Program (LEAP) at Yale Law School hosted Jo-Anne McArthur, founder and president of We Animals Media, for a discussion of how photography inspires and shapes animal advocacy.

Friday, October 1, 2021


LEAP Hosts Talk with Peter Godfrey-Smith on Animal Consciousness

The Law, Ethics & Animals Program (LEAP) hosted Dr. Peter Godfrey-Smith of the University of Sydney for a discussion on his latest book “Metazoa: Animal Life and the Birth of the Mind.”

Friday, September 24, 2021


LEAP Welcomes New 2021–2022 Student Fellows

The Law, Ethics & Animals Program (LEAP) at Yale Law School announced its 2021–2022 cohort of LEAP Student Fellows.

Thursday, September 9, 2021


Q&A with Helia Bidad ’22 on Farmworker Rights and Food Justice

A Q&A with Helia Bidad ’22, a Law, Ethics & Animals Program (LEAP) student fellow, about hear research on two recent developments in New York state farmworker protections.

Thursday, September 9, 2021


LEAP Announces Fall 2021 Online Speaker Series 

The Law, Ethics & Animals Program (LEAP) at Yale Law School announced its Fall 2021 online speaker series.

Friday, July 30, 2021


LEAP Invites Applicants for a Senior Litigation Fellow Focused on Animal Agriculture and Climate Change

The Law, Ethics, and Animals Program (LEAP) at Yale Law School invites applicants for a Senior Litigation Fellow to help lead a new initiative within the Climate, Animal, Food, and Environment Law & Policy Lab (CAFE Lab)

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