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SeaWorld Drops Lawsuit Challenging Restrictions on Captive Orca Program

July 28, 2016
Lawsuit dropped after successful campaign led by the Animal Legal Defense Fund and Sea Shepherd. Read More »

Animal Legal Defense Fund Files Notice of Intent to Sue Three Federal Agencies Over Alleged ESA Violations

July 25, 2016
Lawsuit will allege government agencies ignored ESA, loan approval process for massive chicken factory farm. Read More »

Federal Judge Orders Immediate Trial to Protect Endangered Lions at Iowa Zoo

July 21, 2016
Second ESA lawsuit brought against Cricket Hollow Zoo by the Animal Legal Defense Fund. Read More »

SALDF Fostering Growth for Next Generation of Animal Advocates

July 21, 2016
With 190 chapters established in the U.S. and 22 internationally, ALDF’s Student Animal Legal Defense Fund chapter program has taken law schools by storm. Read More »

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