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

Alabama state law requires the county operate an animal shelter

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Federal Court Clears Path for Citizen Intervention in Animal Welfare Act Proceedings

February 16, 2017
Decision in Animal Legal Defense Fund case comes just days after agency revokes citizen access to inspection reports. Read More »

California Agencies Sued for Animal Cruelty at State Fair

February 16, 2017
The Animal Legal Defense Fund filed a lawsuit against the California Exposition and State Fairs (Cal Expo) and Regents of the University of California for illegally confining pregnant and nursing pigs in the Livestock Nursery Exhibit at the California State Fair. Read More »

Michigan Appeals Court Dismisses Lawsuit in Fatal Shooting of Two Family Dogs by Police

February 15, 2017
The United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, upheld a lower court’s dismissal of a civil suit involving the fatal shooting of two family dogs by police officers. Read More »

Help Us Fight Back - Critical Animal Welfare Reports Removed From USDA Website

February 9, 2017
The Animal Legal Defense Fund intends to sue to compel the USDA to stop hiding this information. Read More »
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