Tuesday, January 5, 2021


Q&A: Lexi Smith ’22 on the Promise and Peril of Geoengineering

Lexi Smith ’22 speaks about her research as part of the Law, Ethics & Animals Program's Advanced Climate, Animal, Food, and Environmental Law and Policy (CAFE) Lab.

Friday, December 18, 2020


LEAP and TAP to Cohost Conference on Antitrust and the Food System on January 16

Yale Law School’s Law, Ethics & Animals Program and Yale School of Management’s Thurman Arnold Project will cohost an online conference on today's food system on January 16, 2021.

Tuesday, November 24, 2020


Break Up the Modern Meat Trust — A Commentary by Viveca Morris

Viveca Morris is an Associate Research Scholar in Law and the Executive Director of the Law, Ethics & Animals Program at Yale Law School.

Thursday, November 19, 2020


10 enormously consequential things Biden can do without the Senate

LEAP Faculty Co-Director Jonathan Lovvorn is quoted in Vox about how the Biden administration can confront factory farming through executive orders and agency actions.

Tuesday, November 17, 2020


Five actions Biden should take to build a more humane food system — A Commentary by Viveca Morris and Jonathan Lovvorn

Viveca Morris is Executive Director of the Law, Ethics & Animals Program at Yale Law School. Jonathan Lovvorn is Faculty Co-Director of the Law, Ethics, & Animal Program.

Tuesday, November 17, 2020


Biden could do a lot to fight factory farming even without Congress

LEAP’s Jonathan Lovvorn and Viveca Morris are quoted in Vox about what a tough stance on factory farming could look like under the Biden administration.

Tuesday, November 10, 2020


Tom Philpott Speaks on the Impending Collapse of American Agriculture

The Law, Ethics & Animals Program (LEAP) hosted investigative journalist Tom Philpott for a discussion of his new book, “Perilous Bounty: The Looming Collapse of American Farming and How We Can Prevent It.”

Monday, November 9, 2020


The Case for Climate Change

A new book coedited by Professor Douglas Kysar and Jolene Lim is the first academic examination of climate change litigation in the Asia Pacific region.

Thursday, November 5, 2020


Q&A: Alisa White ’22 on How Elite Law Firms Exacerbate Climate Change

A Q&A with Alisa White ’22 about Law Students for Climate Accountability (LSCA), an organization dedicated to holding the legal industry accountable for its role in global climate change.

Tuesday, November 3, 2020


LEAP Panel Addresses Global Insect Population Decline

The Law, Ethics & Animals Program (LEAP) hosted a discussion on the looming “insect apocalypse,” as global declines in the largest animal phylum pose serious threats to worldwide ecosystem health.

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