ENV 990a,b/Law 30241 () / 2023-2024

Climate, Animals, Food, and Environment Law & Policy Lab — Pre-Registration Deadline: August 23

Credits: 3
Fall 2023: M, 6:10-8:00, SLB - TBD
Spring 2024: Time and location TBA

The Fall 2023 offering of the Climate, Animals, Food & Environment (CAFE) Law & Policy Lab will have a limited number of additional spots available for both law- and non-law students to work on innovative litigation and legislation/policy actions. Representative projects include:
  • Assisting a major environmental NGO as it contemplates nuisance litigation against the meat industry
  • Working with a unique national multi-sector, multi-racial coalition to devise legislative proposals to advance food system reform at the state and local levels
  • Advancing a statutory climate adaptation litigation theory that has untapped potential to address the environmental risks of confined animal feeding operations
  • Supporting a leading climate litigation advocacy group in exploring ways to hold banks accountable for financing unsustainable agricultural practices that fuel the climate and biodiversity crises and associated human rights abuses
If you are interested in applying, please send your resume and a brief (1-2 paragraph) statement of interest to douglas.kysar@yale.edu by the end of the day on Wednesday, August 23.