April 21, 2023 Inside the Harvard Law School Clinic Advocating for Animal Rights

The work of the Animal Law & Policy Clinic under the leadership of Professor Katherine A. Meyer, who steps down at the end of this semester, is the cover story of The Harvard Crimson today.

February 16, 2023 , U.S. Unprepared for Dangers Posed by Zoonotic Diseases, New Analysis Concludes

Editorial in Science Calls for Integrating Multiple Agencies to Better Combat Threats

Manatee resting at Three Sisters Springs (Crystal River NWR) while shading over a school of mangrove snappers.

February 15, 2023 , Program & Clinic featured in latest Harvard Law Bulletin

The latest edition of the Harvard Law Bulletin features a 10-page article about the work of the Brooks McCormick Jr. Animal Law & Policy Program and the Animal Law & Policy Clinic

Happy the elephant strolls inside the zoo's Asia Habitat in New York on Oct. 2, 2018. New York's top court on Tuesday, June 14, 2022, rejected an effort to free Happy the elephant from the Bronx Zoo, ruling that she does not meet the definition of "person" who is being illegally confined.

July 07, 2022 Professor Kristen Stilt talks to Harvard Law Today about the campaign to release Happy the elephant from the Bronx Zoo

‘The court simply refused to extend to Happy the elephant the opportunity to prove, through her lawyers, that she deserves her freedom’

March 30, 2022 Watch Videos from Harvard’s Eighth Annual Animal Law Week

Recordings are now available from Harvard's eighth annual Animal Law Week 2022, ranging from animal personhood, rights of nature, and how HLS graduates can impact animal law and policy.