Lawsuit Aims to Put an End to Coyote Killing Contest

Complaint Alleges the Contest is a Public Nuisance and Constitutes Illegal Gambling

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May 20, 2017 in Los Angeles, California

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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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Animal Legal Defense Fund Statement on Arkansas’ New Unconstitutional Ag-Gag Law

March 24, 2017
The Animal Legal Defense Fund is appalled by the passage of an Ag-Gag bill in Arkansas. Read More »

Legally Brief: The Mother of Animal Law

March 24, 2017
March is Women’s History Month—an appropriate time to express our thanks and reverence for the vision, courage and diligence of the “mother of animal law.” Read More »

Animal Legal Defense Fund Sues California Department of Food and Agriculture to Release Records about Conditions of Egg-Laying Hens

March 15, 2017
Today, the Animal Legal Defense Fund sued the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) for violating the California Public Records Act by unlawfully withholding records regarding living conditions of egg-laying hens in factory farms. Read More »

Sydney Seafood Store Convicted of Animal Cruelty for Inhumane Treatment of Lobsters

March 15, 2017
No matter how horrendously they are treated, it is rare for criminal cruelty charges to be brought in cases involving animals who are considered “food.” Read More »

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