Tuesday, March 14, 2023

Jack Whiteley ’18 Appointed Associate Professor at Minnesota Law

Jack Whiteley ’18, one of several recent graduates to enter law teaching with an interest nonhuman animals and the law, has been appointed Associate Professor at the University of Minnesota Law School.

Thursday, March 9, 2023

A Look into Yale’s Bird-Friendly Building Initiative

LEAP Executive Director Viveca Morris discusses the origins of Yale’s Bird-Friendly Building Initiative. 

Friday, February 17, 2023

LEAP Student Researcher Meredith Barges Builds a Safer World for Birds

LEAP Student Researcher Meredith Barges ’23 MDiv discusses the Lights Out Connecticut, which she co-founded, and other efforts to make cities safe for birds.

Thursday, February 16, 2023

Building a Bird-Friendly Yale, With Campus as a Living Lab

The Law, Ethics & Animals Program at Yale Law School and Yale partners are finding solutions to a major biodiversity challenge: the more than 1 billion birds killed by window collisions every year in North America.

Wednesday, February 15, 2023

LEAP Seeks Litigation Fellow Focused on Animal Agriculture and Climate Change

The Law, Ethics, and Animals Program invites applications for a Litigation Fellow to join the Climate Change & Animal Agriculture Litigation Initiative.

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

LEAP Announces Spring Events for 2022-23 Speaker Series

Speakers this term are animal behavior and intelligence expert Lori Marino and reporter Georgina Gustin.

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

LEAP Invites Applications for 2023 Student Grant Program

The Law, Ethics & Animals Program (LEAP) at Yale Law School is inviting applications for its grant program, which supports Yale student-led research and creative projects on the urgent threats facing non-human animals.

Friday, December 9, 2022

LEAP Student Fellows Kristy Ferraro and Diego Ellis Soto Win the Sidnie Manton Award 

Two student fellows of the Law, Ethics & Animals Program have won an award for the best animal ecology review or long-term study published in Journal of Animal Ecology by an early career researcher. 

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

How Electrification Distanced Poultry Farmers from their Flocks

LEAP Research Assistant Zoe Robertson YC ’23 writes about how electrification reshaped the poultry industry and the transformation’s consequences. 

Thursday, November 10, 2022

Reducing Animal Agriculture Emissions: The Viability of a Farm Transition Carbon Offset Protocol

LEAP alums Manny Rutinel ’22 and Sebastian Quaade YC ’21 describe the viability of an emissions offset protocol that credits farms for transitioning from raising livestock to growing crops.