Thursday, October 3, 2019

LEAP Welcomes Inaugural Student Fellows

Twenty-six students from Yale’s graduate and professional programs have joined the Law, Ethics & Animals Program at Yale Law School as LEAP Student Fellows.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

LEAP Hosts Angela Fernandez to Discuss Pierson v. Post

Law professor and legal historian Angela Fernandez ’02 LL.M ’07 J.S.D. spoke to students in the Animal Law class about her book, Pierson v. Post: The Hunt for the Fox, Law and Professionalization in American Legal Culture.

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Doug Kysar at the Brooks Institute Animal Legal and Policy Studies Summit 2019

Douglas Kysar, LEAP Faculty Co-Director and Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law at Yale Law School, spoke at the 2019 Brooks Institute for Animal Rights Law & Policy Summit about the importance of grappling with questions about how our society uses laws and regulations to prevent, manage and respond to threats of harm to life.

Friday, September 20, 2019

Yale Law launches animal ethics program

The Yale Daily News reports on this fall's launch of the Law, Ethics, & Animals Program, which aims to strategize against industrialized animal cruelty.

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Law, Ethics & Animals Program to Launch

A new initiative, the Law, Ethics & Animals Program (LEAP) will launch during the 2019–2020 academic year dedicated to drawing attention to the questions of conscience raised by human-animal relationships and developing new strategies to address industrialized animal cruelty.

Monday, August 19, 2019

Keynote Speech in International Symposium on Farm Animal Welfare Science and Human Obligations

Faculty Co-Director of the Law, Ethics, & Animal Program Jonathan Lovvorn delivered one of the keynote addresess during the International Symposium on Farm Animal Welfare Science and Human Obligations.

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Big Issues: It’s Past Time to Decarbonize the Economy

Douglas Kysar, LEAP Faculty Director and Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law at Yale Law School, joined a class of Yale School of Management's Global Leadership: Big Issues course to discuss what it will mean to begin grappling with climate change in earnest.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Heated arguments: Why animal welfare and climate change are intimately linked.

LEAP Faculty Co-Director Jonathan Lovvorn is featured as a special guest on the podcast of The Humane Society of the United States. Lovvorn speaks about leading a team of attorneys who work to protect animals, and about his work focused on the intersection of animal welfare, environmentalism, food policy, and climate change.

Friday, June 14, 2019

Douglas Kysar Wins Teaching Award from Yale School of Management

Douglas Kysar, Deputy Dean and Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law, received one of the Yale School of Management’s 2018-19 MBA for Executives Teaching Awards.

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Characters Struggle to Communicate and Connect in Ph.D. Student’s Novel

 Lindsay Stern, Yale graduate student in comparative literature and co-host of the When We Talk About Animals podcast, discusses her novel The Study of Animal Languages.