Pursuing a Paradigm Shift in Animal Law & Policy.

The Brooks Institute is an animal law think-and-do tank dedicated to advancing animal law academics, scholarship, and policy-making in a broadly collaborative environment. We create neutral space and opportunities for cross-fertilization of ideas and breaking down disciplinary silos.

Mission

Pursuing a paradigm shift in human responsibility towards, and value of, nonhuman animals by advancing animal law, animal policy, and related interdisciplinary studies.

Resources

Explore a collection of educational materials, legal resources, research papers and tools to support and educate legal professionals and the animal protection community in their pursuit of advancing animal law and policy.

Opportunities

Learn about our animal law fellowship opportunities for passionate animal law students and scholars to advance their law education and scholarship.

Initiatives

Discover our impactful initiatives, where we highlight major programs and signature events dedicated to advancing animal law, scholarship, community, and relationship building.

Fostering relationship-building, new collaborations, fresh thinking, and a sense of community strategy

The Brooks Animal Law Digest

This premier online publication offers in-depth and up-to-date coverage on today's most important animal law and policy issues in the United States, Canada, and the world. The Digest is meant to serve as a resource for anyone interested in learning more about the field of animal law.

Developing long-term leadership in animal law via the next generation of animal law scholars and professors