Category: Events

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: The Animal Welfare Act at Fifty

The Animal Law & Policy Program at Harvard Law School is pleased to announce The Animal Welfare Act at Fifty, a conference that will bring experts together to assess the first fifty years of the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) and consider recommendations for the future. The event will include conference presentations as well as a separate academic workshop component.

Student Clinical Placements

This winter, three of our students will be doing Animal Law clinical placements / writing projects for their January Term studies. One of the students will be working with the Humane Society of the United States in DC assessing the constitutional aspects of the Massachusetts Ballot Initiative, another will be working for the Animal Legal […]

Religion and Farmed Animals

In October, Prof. Stilt gave a seminar on Religion and Farmed Animals for the Food Law Student Leadership Summit, hosted by the Harvard Food Law Policy Clinic. Animal Law & Policy Program staff also attended the event and we already are working closely with the Clinic formulating several collaborative research projects.

HLS-UCLA Food Law and Policy Conference

In October, we partnered with a consortium of groups to co-sponsor the Second Annual. This year the topic was Drugs, Animals, and Food: Law & Policy of Antibiotics in the Food System and featured presentations by leading legal advocates, health sciences experts, and public policy scholars. The other conference sponsors included the Harvard Law School […]

Legal and Ethical Considerations of Non-Human Primates in Research

In September the Animal Law & Policy Program partnered with the Harvard Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics to co-sponsor the Legal and Ethical Considerations of Non-Human Primates in Research, a discussion among scientists and scholars about the critical legal, ethical, scientific, and social issues raised by research involving non-human primates, and […]