The Law, Ethics & Animals Program (LEAP) at Yale Law School hosted David Wolfson, Executive Director of Milbank, a partner of the firm’s Corporate Group, and a key strategist, pro bono attorney and supporter of the farm animal protection movement.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.