Nirva Kapasi Patel strokes a black and white cow at Farm Sanctuary

September 08, 2023 Nirva Kapasi Patel Named Executive Director of ALPP

Harvard Law School’s Brooks McCormick Jr. Animal Law & Policy Program Announces Nirva Kapasi Patel as its New Executive Director. Nirva brings decades of experience inspiring positive change for animals as an animal rights campaigner, non-profit board member, and executive producer of documentaries such as Meat Me Halfway, The End of Medicine, and The Game Changers.

Bob Barker stands in front of a bookshelf at Harvard Law School with Chris Green and others

August 26, 2023 In Memory of Bob Barker

Our Executive Director, Chris Green, reflects on Bob Barker's kindness and tremendous legacy for animals.

Two mink look down from their cage

July 06, 2023 Zoonotic Disease Threats in the U.S. Uncovered in Comprehensive New Report

Animal industries in the United States pose serious risk of future pandemics and the U.S. government lacks a comprehensive strategy to address these threats, concludes a new study by Researchers at Harvard Law School and New York University.

June 22, 2023 Outgoing Executive Director Chris Green’s Lasting Legacy

"I am so grateful to all the students, fellows, faculty, staff, and most importantly, Kristen and our ALPP team for making this the single most rewarding job I’ve ever had.”