‘They’re lying to the public’

The Harvard Law School Animal Law & Policy Clinic made a startling discovery about a USDA policy while working to promote better standards of care for primates in medical research facilities.

“The very test under the Endangered Species Act is supposed to be ‘What is the best available science?'”

Katherine Meyer, director of the Harvard Animal Law & Policy Clinic, corresponded with Harvard Law Today about the clinic’s recent Supreme Court amicus brief filing in a Freedom of Information Act case brought by the Sierra Club, concerning access to information regarding the adverse impacts of federal actions on endangered and threatened species.