June 21, 2021 , Animal Law & Policy Program Summer 2021 Newsletter

As we wish a fond farewell to our wonderful graduating students who contribute so meaningfully to our success, we would like to share some of the Harvard Animal Law & Policy Program’s accomplishments from the Spring semester.

June 03, 2021 Federal Appeals Court Reverses Failure to Protect Pacific Walrus

Breaking: Clinic amicus brief quoted by judge who today ruled that the Trump administration’s U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service improperly denied Endangered Species Act protections to the Pacific walrus.

May 27, 2021 , Commencement Day 2021

Today we celebrate the Class of 2021 and celebrate those graduates who dedicated time to improving the lives of non-human animals during their time at Harvard Law School.

May 26, 2021 Octopuses Not Recognized As Animals According To Welfare Act Dictating Lab Treatment

“Under existing law, cephalopods are not required to be provided with “the appropriate use of tranquilizers, analgesics, anesthetics, paralytics and euthanasia” or “appropriate pre-surgical and post-surgical veterinary medical and nursing care,” wrote clinical fellow Kate Barnekow of the Animal Law & Policy Program.