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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King Kong Zoo Permanently Shut Down After Being Sued by The Animal Legal Defense Fund

February 23, 2017
Consent Decree Closes Unaccredited Roadside Zoo and Bars Owner from Working with Wild Animals Read More »

Coalition of Animal Protection Organizations Sues USDA for Animal Welfare Blackout

February 22, 2017
Lawsuit argues removal of online animal welfare records violates the Freedom of Information Act and the Administrative Procedure Act. Read More »

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 »
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