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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Barbour County Sued for Violating State Law

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Animal Legal Defense Fund Demands Feds Recognize Tony the Tiger as an “Individual” Protected by the Freedom of Information Act

May 24, 2017
The Animal Legal Defense Fund has filed an administrative appeal, urging the USDA to recognize a captive tiger as an “individual” protected by FOIA. Read More »

Animal Law Symposium 2017 Recap

May 22, 2017
On May 20, 2017 the Animal Legal Defense Fund hosted its third annual Animal Law Symposium in Los Angeles. Read More »

Animal Legal Defense Fund Files Motion for Summary Judgment to Free Tony the Tiger Once and for All

May 18, 2017
The Animal Legal Defense Fund has filed a motion for summary judgment that would at long last resolve the years-long legal battle over the fate of Tony the tiger. Read More »

Massachusetts Farmers Charged with More than 150 Counts of Animal Cruelty

May 15, 2017
After multiple visits by state inspectors, past cruelty charges (but no convictions), and repeated complaints from local residents about what some dubbed the “Farm of Horrors." Read More »
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