May 02, 2022 Program Harvard Fellow Calls Out Farm Industry Cover-Up Tactics

Law & Policy Fellow, Jan Dutkiewicz, is calling out the factory farm industry’s playbook for handling reports about animal abuse (warning: distressing).

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April 21, 2022 Harvard Law School’s Chris Green to receive ABA animal law award

“Chris Green is a trailblazer in shaping the field of animal law,” said John McMeekin, chair of the ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section.

April 08, 2022 Program Ecuador’s High Court Rules Wild Animals Have Legal Rights

"There is a reckoning starting to happen that is breaking down the silos of animal law and environmental law, and this case is an important part of that development," says Kristen Stilt, a Harvard Law professor, to Inside Climate News.

April 07, 2022 Program Ecuador Grants Legal Rights to Wild Animals!

“What makes this decision so important is that now the rights of nature can be used to benefit small groups or individual animals,” Kristen A. Stilt, a Harvard law professor and Faculty Director of the school’s Brooks McCormick Jr. Animal Law and Policy Program, told Inside Climate News. “That makes rights of nature a far more powerful tool than perhaps we have seen before.”