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How can we best protect wild animals in light of urban expansion and population growth? by Jonathan Morris

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Inhumane Pennsylvania Roadside Zoo Shut Down

Animals rescued and taken to sanctuary.

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Barbour County Sued for Violating State Law

Alabama state law requires the county operate an animal shelter

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Why I applied to law school instead of veterinary school

January 17, 2017
During the first week of December, Animal Legal Defense Fund founder Joyce Tischler presented the History of Animal Law at Harvard Law School. I heard Joyce give a similar talk eight years ago at the University of Chicago Law School, and it was a turning point for me. Read More »

The Animal Legal Defense Fund Responds to Ringling Bros. Announcement to Close

January 15, 2017
The Animal Legal Defense Fund is celebrating the announcement that the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will shut down forever this May. Read More »

Animal Law at the 111th Association of American Law Schools (AALS) Annual Meeting

January 12, 2017
The Animal Legal Defense Fund attended the 111th Association of American Law Schools (AALS) Annual Meeting in San Francisco, Jan. 4-7, 2016. Read More »

Reward of $5,000 Offered in Case of Pit Bulls Found Dead in Lucerne Valley

January 11, 2017
Incentive offered to spark new leads and encourage witnesses to come forward. Read More »

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