Animal Law Digest
The Brooks Animal Law Digest is a premier online publication dedicated to offering in-depth and up-to-date coverage on today's most important animal law and policy issues in the United States and Canada.
Why interspecies welfare comparisons are both important and difficult to make
The Role of Science in Animal Protection Legislation with Lori Marino
Animal Morality Conference
The Law, Ethics & Animals Program (LEAP) at Yale Law School is a multidisciplinary think-and-do tank dedicated to: (1) drawing the attention of leading thinkers and doers to the deep questions of conscience and law that human-animal relationships and industrialized animal cruelty raise; and (2) empowering Yale University scholars and students to produce positive legal and political change for…
The HLS Animal Law & Policy Program is committed to analyzing and improving the treatment of animals by the legal system. The Program engages with academics, students, practitioners, and decision makers to foster discourse, facilitate scholarship, develop strategic solutions, and build innovative bridges between theory and practice in the rapidly evolving area of animal law and policy.
The Center for Animal Law Studies (CALS), in collaboration with the Animal Legal Defense Fund, is home to the Animal Law Program and animal law projects and activities of Lewis & Clark Law School. We work to ensure the interests of animals are considered in the legal system and provide the best education to the next generation of animal law attorneys.
Lewis & Clark Law School has been a leader…
CEAP conducts, supports, and disseminates research that contributes to the protection of both animals and the environment. The Center has three distinguishing features: (1) its focus on highly credible, evidence-based research that will provide usable knowledge and policy recommendations to decision-makers and advocacy groups; (2) its emphasis on the integration of environmental and animal…
Denver Law has been an innovator in legal education since it opened its doors over 125 years ago. We are a pioneer in experiential learning, opening the first legal aid clinic in the nation in 1904. Today, our focus continues to be on providing our students with the practical knowledge and skills to succeed in today's, and tomorrow's, legal market.
Our nationally recognized programs offer…
The Cambridge Centre for Animal Rights Law is an academic centre of competence dedicated to the study of fundamental rights for non-human animals and is based in Cambridge, UK. The Centre builds on the success of the Talking Animals, Law & Philosophy series which has become a renowned forum for exchange of research in animal rights law ever since its inception in 2015.
Why animal rights law…
Animal Studies is an emerging field that builds on scholarship in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences to investigate past and present relations between human and non-human animals, the representation of those relations, their ethical implications and their social, political, and ecological effects in and on the world. It is a field of critical importance today as the complex, but fragile…
Since its formation in 2017, ASRI has provided an interdisciplinary research hub at the University of Victoria for all research that promotes critical thinking on interspecies relations. Events throughout the academic year include an ongoing Distinguished Speaker Series, an annual Graduate Writing Conference, and Film Screenings with Discussion Panels.
ASRI brings together students, faculty…
Established in 1887, the Faculty of Law is one of the oldest professional faculties at the University of Toronto, with a long and illustrious history.
Today, it is one of the world's great law schools, a dynamic academic and social community with more than 50 full-time faculty members and up to a dozen distinguished short-term visiting professors from the world's leading law schools, as well as…
The Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics aims to break new ground for the animals.
They want to put ethical concern for animals on the intellectual agenda, and contribute to an enlightened public debate about animals.
They believe that the rational case for animals is frequently understated within academia and misrepresented in the media.
The aim of the Centre is to create a world-wide…
The UCLA Law Animal Law and Policy Small Grants Program encourages new empirical research – in fields from economics to medicine – to better evaluate and pursue animal law and policy reform.
The program seeks to foster sound empirical knowledge related to human uses of animals and alternatives to uses of animals, and to develop sophisticated understanding of the impact of public policies and…
Animal law is a growing field that touches upon many facets of our profession. The animal law section is a forum in which members can discuss, learn about, and develop animal law.
Like environmental law, animal law is an umbrella concept that covers many areas of law, including: cruelty statutes (criminal law), municipal ordinances (administrative law), veterinary malpractice and boarding…
The Animal Legal Defense Fund’s mission is to protect the lives and advance the interests of animals through the legal system. The Animal Legal Defense Fund accomplishes this mission by filing high-impact lawsuits to protect animals from harm, providing free legal assistance and training to prosecutors to assure that animal abusers are held accountable for their crimes, supporting tough animal…
Nonhuman animals occupy a precarious and vulnerable place in our shared world, used on an industrial scale for food, science, clothing, entertainment, and companionship. The law often makes a bad situation worse by facilitating and justifying the many ways in which they are used. Yet animal law scholars, practitioners, and advocates fight tirelessly to imagine ways in which nonhuman animals can be…
The World Federation for Animals fills a major gap in policy discussions to advocate for animals at the United Nations and maximizes the efforts and resources of the animal protection movement as a whole. Their vision is a world in which animal sentience is respected and all animals live a good life, with their well-being protected. WFA's aim is to focus the animal protection movement and…