Animal Law Week 2022
The 8th Harvard Annual Animal Law Week
Next week marks the start of our 8th annual Animal Law Week, which will run from Tuesday, March 22 to Tuesday, March 29. The event is organized in collaboration with Harvard Law School's student Animal Law Society. All sessions will be broadcast by Zoom for members of the public, and several events can be attended in person by members of the Harvard community. A free plant-based lunch will be served at all in-person events. We hope that you will join us!
Tuesday, March 22, 12:30-1:30 ET

Animals as Legal Beings: Contesting Anthropocentric Legal Orders

Maneesha Deckha, Professor and Lansdowne Chair in Law, University of Victoria

Wednesday, March 23, 12:30-1:30 ET
Lawyering for Farmed Animals

Piper Hoffman HLS 99, Senior Director of Litigation, Animal Outlook; Adjunct Professor of Animal Law, NYU School of Law  

The three events below will be held in person at Harvard Law School in Wasserstein Hall WCC 1019 for members of the Harvard community. A free plant-based lunch will be served at 12:30PM ET at each event and the public Zoom broadcast will start at 12:45PM ET.

Thursday, March 24, 12:45-1:30 ET

Animal Personhood, Rights of Nature, and the Estrellita Constitutional Case in Ecuador

Professor Kristen Stilt, HLS; Steven Wise, President NhRP; Hugo Echeverría, Ecuadorian Animal Lawyer; Macarena Montes Franceschini, Rights Research Fellow, ALPP

Friday, March 25, 12:45-1:30 ET

Opportunities in the Plant-Based Economy

Paresh Patel, Co-Founder, President, CEO and Director of the Natural Order Acquisition Company

Max Bazerman, Jesse Isidor Straus Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School

Monday, March 28, 12:45-1:30 ET

An Alternative Career in Animal Protection Law & Policy

David Wolfson, Executive Director & Corporate Partner, Milbank LLP

We are excited to round off this year's Animal Law Week with a presentation on the work of our Animal Law & Policy Clinic whose cases have been covered by dozens of major national media outlets. The session can be attended via Zoom or members of the Harvard Community can join us in person in Pound 100. A free plant-based lunch will be served.

Tuesday, March 29, 12:30 - 1:30pm– ET

Animal Law & Policy Clinic - Information Session

Katherine Meyer, Director of the Animal Law & Policy Clinic at Harvard Law School

We hope you will join us for Harvard Law School's 8th annual Animal Law Week!