ALPP Workshop Series

Spring 2020 Term

  • May 19: M.H. Tse, “Animal Farming as a Regime of Force” and “What it Means to Be Property: Property Law Theory and Animal Rights Debates.
  • May 12: Amy FitzgeraldSocial Recognition of Animals in the Context of Domestic Violence: A Strategic Avenue for Broader Socio-Legal Change.”
  • April 28: Omar Farahat, “A Preliminary Framework for the Rights of Nonhuman Animals in Islamic Legal Theory.” 
  • April 14: Steve Niemi, “Ethical Considerations,” an invited chapter to be included in Learning from Disease in Pets: A ‘One Health’ Model for Discovery.
  • April 7: Kristen Stilt, “Halal Animals: Food, Faith, and the Future of Planetary Health.
  • March 3: Justin Marceau, “Expanding the Critique of Carceral Animal Law.”  

Fall 2019 Term

  • October 1: Steve Niemi, “Harm-Benefit Analyses Can Be Harmful.”
  • October 15: Nuggehalli Jayasimha, “Helping Companies Meet Cage-free Commitments in Asia through Cage-free Credits.” 
  • October 29: Gale Rasin, “Animal Hoarding: One Judge’s Perspective.” 
  • November 12: Jim Keen, “A Tapestry of Cruelty and Waste––Failed Federal Intramural Animal Research.” 
  • December 3: Hadar Aviram, “Standing Trial for Lily: “Criminal Legal Consciousness” and Legal Mobilization Strategy Among Open Rescuers from Factory Farms.” 
  • December 10: Saskia Stucki, “Humanizing the “War on Animals”: “Animal Warfare Law” and the Formation of a Complementary Animal Rights Regime.” 

Spring 2019 Term

  • April 23: Charlotte Blattner & Odile Ammann, “Animal Agriculture and Farmers’ Rights: A Human Rights Perspective.” 
  • April 9: Christine Parker, “Challenging Intense Industrial Animal Farming: Is There a Potential for Holistic Labelling and Certification Standards to Address the Interconnectedness of Human, (Non-Human) Animal and Ecological Wellbeing?” 
  • March 26: Helen Harwatt, “Opportunities for Re-Configuring Agricultural Land to Meet Climate Change.” 
  • March 12: Paul Waldau, Law and Other Animals—An Interdisciplinary Approach.” 
  • February 26: Matthew Hayek, Mitigating Climate Change through Plant-Based Dietary Shifts.” 
  • February 19: Schuyler Marquez, “The Head and the Heart: Entangled Forms of Authority in the Question of Ethical Slaughter.” 

Fall 2018 Term

  • December 12: Matthew Hayek, “Mapping Transformative and Realizable Food Futures.” 
  • November 27: Kristen Stilt, “The Unfulfilled Potential of Halal.” 
  • November 13: Jeff Sebo, “Effective Animal Advocacy.”
  • October 30: Saskia Stucki, “Elements of a Legal Theory of Animal Rights.”
  • October 16: Raffael Fasel, “Turning of the Tide.”
  • October 2: Kristen Stilt, “The End of the Ritual Bubble.”