September
29,
2020

The Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics is delighted to announce the appointment of Timothy S. Midura as its ninth Honorary Fellow. The award is given to outstanding individuals who have made exceptional contributions to the Centre and/or the protection of animals.

May
26,
2020

NhRP President Steven M. Wise talked to Justin Marceau, a Professor of Law at the University of Denver’s Sturm College of Law, about the importance of advocating for nonhuman animals within a social justice framework.

May
15,
2020

The Canadian Animal Law Conference is pleased to announce that the upcoming September 11-13, 2020 Conference will feature a Scholars Track of presentations, thanks to the sponsorship of the Brooks Institute for Animal Rights Law & Policy.

April
27,
2020
Lewis & Clark Law School is pleased to announce that Professor Pamela Frasch, Associate Dean and founder of the Center for Animal Law Studies (CALS), has been named as a Brooks McCormick Jr. Scholar of Animal Law and Policy.
April
7,
2020

In this episode Claudia talks to Angela Fernandez about the legal concept of ‘First Possession’ also delving into the significance of historical research in considering animals and the law. 

April
2,
2020

In this episode Maneesha Deckha explains the legal concept of personhood, why animal advocates are trying to include animals within the category and the potential of a different concept, ‘Legal Beingness’, to side-step some of the challenges of Personhood as a concept. 

February
21,
2020
Canada’s agriculture sector raises over 700 million animals for human consumption every year, and a growing body of legal scholarship is examining a dissonance that sits at the heart of those practices.
February
21,
2020
In this episode, Peter sits down with Professor Justin Marceau of the Sturm College of Law at the University of Denver. The two discuss Professor Marceau’s recent book Beyond Cages, which critiques the US animal rights movement’s historical emphasis on cruelty prosecutions and punishment, and questions the moral implications of promoting human incarceration while seeking animal liberation.
August
5,
2019
Harvard Law School today announced the launch of the new Animal Law & Policy Clinic. The Animal Law & Policy Clinic will provide students with direct hands-on experience in litigation, legislation, administrative practice, and policymaking, both in the U.S. and internationally.
January
12,
2019
Animal Law Podcast Host: Mariann Sullivan talks to Kristen Stilt about halal slaughter and the animal welfare debates within that industry. They discuss the meaning of halal, the differences between halal rules and kosher rules, the moral complications involved in the slaughter of animals for food as it relates to religious law, and the work she has done to uncover and promote advocacy around these issues. She also updates us on what’s going on at Harvard’s Animal Law and Policy Program.