Tuesday, April 20, 2021


Q&A: Nathalie Sommer on How Differences in Grasshopper Personality Affect Ecosystems

Law, Ethics & Animals Program (LEAP) Student Fellow Nathalie Sommer, a Ph.D. candidate at the Yale School of the Environment, showed how individual differences in grasshopper personality could cause ecosystem-level changes.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021


Q&A with Ted Hamilton on Climate Change and the Courts

LEAP Student Fellow Ted Hamilton answers questions about climate change and the courts.

Monday, March 29, 2021


Migrating Birds Imperiled by NYU Buildings as Spring Approaches

Executive Director of the Law, Ethics & Animals Program Viveca Morris is quoted in a Washington Square News article about steps universities can take to prevent bird-window collisions.

Friday, March 26, 2021


LEAP Hosts Daniel Ho on Machine Learning

LEAP hosted Dr. Daniel Ho for a presentation on his research on machine learning.

Monday, March 22, 2021


The Enduring Racism of American Agriculture

The Law, Ethics & Animals Program (LEAP) hosted Professor Thomas Mitchell and farmer Carlton Sanders as part of LEAP’s One Health Speaker Series.

Tuesday, March 2, 2021


How to Prevent Future Pandemics

The Law, Ethics & Animals Program (LEAP) hosted disease ecologist and veterinarian Dr. Jonathan Epstein to discuss the rise of new zoonotic diseases and the multispecies future of pandemic prevention.

Thursday, February 11, 2021


Why Wild Animals Should Have Property Rights

The Law, Ethics & Animals Program (LEAP) hosted Karen Bradshaw to discuss her recent book, “Wildlife as Property Owners: A New Conception of Animal Rights,” which argues for extending a legal right of property ownership to animals.

Sunday, January 31, 2021


YLS, SOM co-host first conference on Big Agriculture

The Yale Daily News reports on the Big Ag & Antitrust Conference, cohosted by the Law, Ethics & Animals Program at Yale Law School.

Friday, January 29, 2021


Q&A: Hope Bigda-Peyton YSE ’20, on State-Level Biogas Legislation and Environmental Justice

Last spring, Hope Bigda-Peyton, Yale School of the Environment ’20, was part of the inaugural cohort of graduate and professional school students who participated in the Law, Ethics & Animal Program’s Climate, Animal, Food, and Environmental Law & Policy Lab (CAFE Lab).

Wednesday, January 27, 2021


LEAP and Thurman Arnold Project Cohost Big-Ag & Antitrust Conference

Yale Law School's Law, Ethics & Animals Program cohosted a daylong virtual event dedicated to addressing how competition law and policy can combat corporate concentration in America’s food system.

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