The agency moved to scale back its monitoring in 2019 in a way that experts in animal welfare law say was secretive, Science reveals.
May 05, 2021 Clinic USDA now only partially inspects some lab animal facilities, internal documents reveal
Such partial inspections violate the Animal Welfare Act, argues Katherine Meyer, director of Harvard Law School’s Animal Law & Policy Clinic, which discovered the change after law student Brett Richey combed through more than 1000 pages of internal USDA documents.
The case against the Lowes is a “breakthrough moment,” said Katherine Meyer, visiting assistant clinical professor of law and director of the Animal Law and Policy Clinic at Harvard Law.
February 12, 2021 Clinic Scientists and law professors urge Biden to pull unlawful Endangered Species Act rules
Group led by Harvard Law School’s Animal Law & Policy Clinic petitions the president to immediately rescind key policies that restrict the government’s consideration of harms from greenhouse gas emissions on protected animals