An article by Ashley Joan Englund and Kelsey Beirne in the Florida Bar Journal, “Courtroom Canines Are Leading Courtroom Accommodations for Children,” explores the role that therapy animals play in trials where children testify.
Florida Bar Journal Highlights Use of Dogs in Court
Ethics of Animal Rescue and Care
A new book by Elan Abrell, Saving Animals: Multispecies Ecologies of Rescue and Care, bridges anthropology, animal studies, and political philosophy in the first major ethnography to focus on ethical issues related to sanctuaries and other animal rescue facilities.
Book Examines Relationship of Kant’s Philosophy and Animals
A new book edited by John Callahan and Lucy Allais, Kant & Animals, is a first of its kind compilation that explores the philosophy of Immanuel Kant and the role of animals within it.
Cultured Meat in Europe
A recently published dissertation explores the opportunities of cultivated meat in the European market.
Moral Differences Between Eating Meat and Hurting Dogs
A philosophical article delves into the moral distinctions and resulting blame between two forms of animal abuse: eating factory farming meat and torturing puppies.
Impact of Animal Agriculture on Human Rights
A new article published in the Journal of Food Law & Policy begins to explore the global human rights repercussions of animal agriculture, focusing on the role of government in creating these systems.
Book Examines Treatment of Cows Under Hindu Animal Ethics
Dr. Keneth Valpey has published a new book, Cow Care in Hindu Animal Ethics, that examines the intersection of the welfare of human civilization under Hinduism is linked to the care and protection of cows.
Texas A&M Calls On Harvard to Investigate Faculty Members For Speaking Out Against Article Defending Meat Consumption
The Chancellor of Texas A&M University has called upon the President of Harvard University, Lawrence Bacow, to investigate Harvard faculty members for contacting researchers who had published studies arguing that the link between red meat consumption and health impacts should not be taken serious and encouraging them to withdraw the research.
Article Suggests ESA Listings Have Positive Effect on Cattle Stocks
An article published in Food Policy attempts to measure the effects of listing animals as protected under the Endangered Species Act on cattle stocks and suggests that those listings may actually increase cattle stocks.
Article Considers Engaging Ethicists in Animal Research Policymaking
A new article published in the ILAR Journal explores the role of ethicists and their work in policymaking related to animal research.