Hessler, Kathy

GW Law Faculty Publications

September 15, 2022



Aquatic Animals: Law, Science & Policy (forthcoming, Carolina Academic Press, 2025) (with Kelly Levenda, Rebecca Jenkins, Amy P. Wilson & Sonia Waisman).

Animal Law in a Nutshell (West Academic Publishing, 3d ed. 2020) (with Sonia Waisman & Pamela Frasch).
   First edition (with Pamela D. Frasch, Sonia Waisman & Sarah M. Kutil) published in 2011 by West.
   Second edition (with Sonia Waisman & Pamela D. Frasch) published in 2016 by West Academic Publishing.

Animal Law: New Perspectives on Teaching Traditional Law (Carolina Academic Press, 2017) (with Joyce Tischler, Pamela Hart & Sonia S. Waisman).


Marine Policy, Away from an Offshore Aquaculture Industry in the United States: Response to Fujita, et al., J. Marine Pol’y (forthcoming 2024) (with Jennifer Jacquet et al.).

Nat’l Pork Producers Council v. Ross: A Win for Farmed Pigs, Geo. Wash L. Rev. On the Docket (Dec. 20, 2023), https://www.gwlr.org/national-pork-producers-council-v-ross-a-win-for-farmed-pigs/ (with Joan Schaffner & Iselin Gambert).

Aquatic Animals: The Need for Understanding and Legal Protection, Committee News: Am. Bar Ass'n Tort Trial & Ins. Prac. Section, Spring 2020, at 1.

Animal Welfare Act: Excluded Animals, 25 Animal L. 203 (2019) (with Michael McFadden & Sue Leary). 

Cruelty to Human and Non-Human Animals in the Wild Caught Fishing Industry, Sustainable Dev. L. & Pol’y, Fall 2017, at 30 (with Becky Jenkins & Kelly Levenda). 

Animal Law in a Changing (and Challenging) Political Climate: One Professor's Musings After 100 Days of the Trump Administration, 23 Animal L. 209 (2017).

Implementing Toxicity Testing in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities, 20 Int’l J. Risk Assessment & Mgmt. 198 (2017) (with Paul A. Locke, et al.). 

Animal Law – A Global Phenomenon, Glob. J. Animal L., no. 1, 2014 (with Natasha Dolezal & Pamela Frasch).

The Legal Framework of Animal Testing: Challenges and Opportunities, 54 S. Tex. L. Rev. 587 (2013).

The Status of Clinical Faculty in the Legal Academy: Report of the Task Force on the Status of Clinicians and the Legal Academy, 36 J. Legal Pro. 353 (2012) (with Bryan L. Adamson, et al.). 

Clinical Faculty in the Legal Academy: Hiring, Promotion and Retention, 62 J. Legal Educ. 115 (2012) (with Bryan L. Adamson, et al.).

Philosophical Foundations and Animals in Testing: Concerns and Consequences, in Crime, Restoration and Responsibility 36 (I. Shimazu ed., 2010) (Japan. trans.).
   Reprinted as Philosophical Foundations and Animals in Testing: Concerns and Consequences, Revista Brasileira de Direito Animal, Jan.-June 2011, at 65.
   Reprinted as Perspectives philosophiques sur la recherche animale, in L’animal dans la spirale des besoins de l'humain 265 (Martine Lachance ed., Groupe de recherche international en droit animal 2010).
   Reprinted as Perspectives philosophiques sur la recherche animale, Revue Semestrielle de Droit Animalier, no. 1, 2010, at 327.

The Role of the Animal Law Clinic, 60 J. Legal Educ. 263 (2010).
   Reprinted in Animal Law Anthology: Reflecting on European, American and Asian Concepts (University of Zurich, 2012).  
   Reprinted as O papel do ensino de prática jurídica em Direito Animal: The Role of the Animal Law Clinic, Revista Brasileira de Direito Animal, no. 14, 2013, at 61 (Port. trans.).

Mediating Animal Law Matters, 2 J. Animal L. & Ethics 21 (2007).

Early Efforts to Suppress Protest: Unwanted Abolitionist Speech, 7 Bos. Univ. Pub. Int. L.J. 185 (1998).

Where Do We Draw the Line Between Harassment and Free Speech? An Analysis of Hunter Harassment Law, 3 Animal L. 129 (1997). 


The Growing Field of Aquatic Animal Law, 130 AV Mag., 2022, at 14, https://issuu.com/aavs/docs/aquaticsissueonline.

Animal Law Gaining Ground, Am. Bar Ass’n Young Lawyer, Spring 2022, at 8.

Amicus Curiae Brief, Justice v. Vercher, 321 Or. App. 439 (2019) (No. 18CV17601).

Report on the Oregon Department of Agriculture’s Enforcement of the Clean Water Act’s NPDES Program Related to CAFOs (Animal Law Clinic at Lewis & Clark Law School, 2012), https://law.lclark.edu/live/files/10807-2012-oda-clinic-report (with Denise Luk & Suzanne McMillan). 

Exotic Animals as Pets, GPsolo, July/August 2009, at 42 (with Tanith Balaban). 

Agricultural Animals and the Law, GPsolo, July/August 2009 at 59 (with Tanith Balaban).

Amicus Curiae Brief, U.S. v. Stevens, 559 U.S. 460 (2010) (No. 08-769).

Brief for the Domestic Violence Legal Empowerment and Appeals Project (DV LEAP), et al. as Amici Curiae Supporting Respondent, Lozano v. Alvarez, 572 U.S. 1 (2014) (No. 12-820).

Ohio Non-violent Civil Disobedience Protest Manual (3d ed., 2003).
   First edition, 1996.
   Second edition, 2002.