Tuesday, October 4, 2022

It’s Time to Dim Our Lights for Migrating Birds

Law, Ethics & Animals research assistant Meredith Barges wrote an op-ed for CT Insider on the impact of light pollution on birds in Connecticut and what can be done to protect birds from fatal collisions. 

Friday, September 30, 2022

Life on the Ark: The Zanesville Animal Catastrophe a Decade Later

Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law Douglas Kysar, Faculty Co-Director of the Law, Ethics and Animals Program will appear on episodes 5 and 8 of a podcast about the legacies of a 2011 incident in Zanesville, Ohio, during which 50 exotic animals were killed by county police upon being released by their owner.

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Students Named Fellows by the Brooks Institute for Animal Rights Law & Policy

Emma Findlen LeBlanc ’24 and Thomas Poston ’24 are among the 2022-2023 Emerging Scholars Fellows with the Brooks Institute for Animal Rights Law and Policy.

Friday, August 26, 2022

LEAP Announces Fall 2022 Speaker Series

The Law, Ethics & Animals Program (LEAP) at Yale Law School has announced its fall speaker series.

Thursday, August 25, 2022

Diego Ellis Soto and Kristy M. Ferraro Win the Sidnie Manton Award

LEAP Student Fellows and Ph.D. candidates Kristy Ferraro and Diego Ellis Soto won the Sidnie Manton Award for the best review or long-term study in the Journal of Animal Ecology by an early career researcher.

Sunday, August 14, 2022

Q&A: LEAP Program Fellow Noah Macey on the Wonders, Lessons, and Ethics of Beekeeping

Noah Macey, the outgoing Program Fellow of the Law, Ethics & Animals Program Program, discusses what bees can teach us about animals and what he has learned from beekeeping.

Thursday, July 14, 2022

LEAP Welcomes New Postgraduate Fellow Laurie Sellars

The Law, Ethics & Animals Program (LEAP) at Yale Law School is delighted to welcome a new postgraduate fellow to the LEAP team, Laurie Sellars. In this role, Sellars will work closely with LEAP’s faculty and staff to support and grow the program’s research and educational initiatives.

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Why The California Furor Over Humanely Raised Pork Matters Everywhere

Clinical Lecturer in Law and Faculty Co-Director of the Law, Ethics, & Animals Program at Yale Law School Jonathan Lovvorn is quoted in this article about current legal proceedings surrounding the pork industry.

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Q&A: LEAP Student Grant Winner Diego Ellis Soto on Turning Animal Data into Music

Diego Ellis Soto, a Ph.D. candidate in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, has been using a LEAP student grant to create music by transforming animal motion, behavior, and sounds into music.

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Q&A: LEAP Student Fellow Emma Findlen LeBlanc ’24

Law, Ethics & Animals Program (LEAP) student fellow Emma Findlen LeBlanc ’24 discusses how her anthropological research in Canada affects her approach to animal law.