May 05, 2021 Science Magazine Exclusive: USDA now only partially inspects some lab animal facilities, internal documents reveal

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 student Brett Richey combed through more than 1000 pages of internal USDA documents.

February 11, 2021 Biden Urged to Pull Unlawful Trump, G.W. Bush Endangered Species Act Rules

More than two dozen leading scientists and law professors led by Harvard Law School’s Animal Law & Policy Program and the Center for Biological Diversity petitioned President Joe Biden today to immediately rescind key policies that restrict the government’s consideration of harms from greenhouse gas emissions on animals such as the polar bear under the Endangered Species Act.

February 11, 2021 Biden Urged to Pull Unlawful Trump, G.W. Bush Endangered Species Act Rules

Polar Bear Memorandum, Others Direct No Consideration of Climate Harms

October 19, 2020 World Farmed Animal Day 2020

Animal Law & Policy Clinic's Director Katherine Meyer shares the litigation she has been involved in to protect farmed animals

Animal law conference poster in which a turtle swims among fish.

October 01, 2020 Clinic staff to moderate panels at annual Animal Law Conference

Katherine Meyer, Director of our Animal Law & Policy Clinic will moderate “Litigating for Animals in a Climate Crisis", and Kate Barnekow, our Clinical Fellow, will moderate “Legislative and Regulatory Updates.”