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November 15, 2023 Program 30 Law Professors Urge Congress To Oppose the EATS Act

“If Congress adopts the EATS Act or anything remotely like it—even if its proponents claim that they have significantly narrowed it in response to criticism—legislative and judicial chaos will ensue across the 50 states,” said Kristen Stilt, professor of law at Harvard University’s Brooks McCormick Jr. Animal Law & Policy Program. “The short text of the EATS Act belies the fact that it could strike thousands of pages of state laws that protect the health and welfare of the citizenry.”

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November 08, 2023 Program Harvard and NYU Report Reveals Risk for Zoonotic Disease in U.S. Animal Markets

Harvard Law School and New York University recently released a report on Animal Markets and Zoonotic Disease in the United States.

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November 02, 2023 Program These IBM Researchers Want To Test AI, Not Lab Animals

Veterinarian and visiting fellow at the Harvard Animal Law & Policy Program, Larry Carbone, says the new model has promise. “[It looks] exciting in that it builds on three kinds of data,” existing animal findings, in vitro lab tests and human clinical data.

October 30, 2023 Program 7 Investigates: Handled With Care? Live Baby Chickens Shipped in the Mail

“They’re not being treated as the living animals that they are,” said Professor Kristen A. Stilt, faculty director of the Brooks McCormick, Jr., Animal Law and Policy Program at Harvard Law School.