Animal Law Books & Periodicals
The Animals' Advocate
The Animals' Advocate: ALDF members receive our 8-page newsletter, The Animals' Advocate, four times a year. Filled with campaign info, special features and photos you won't find on the web.
ALDF Attorney Update Blog
ALDF Update Legal Blog features summaries of animal law cases, brought by ALDF, ALDF attorney members and other practicing attorneys. Additionally, Update highlights important legal cases and developments at the state, federal, and international level.
Animal Law Review
A student-run law review at Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon. The reviews objective is to educate readers about all sides of current animal-related legal issues.
Food Law & Policy eJournal
This eJournal distributes working and accepted paper abstracts with an aim to promote and bring together the rapidly emerging scholarship focusing on the regulation of food.
Journal of Animal and Natural Resource Law
The Journal of Animal and Natural Resource Law seeks to explore the legal and public policy issues surrounding animals at all levels of government: local, state, national, comparative national and international. All perspectives are welcome. The Journal will be web published in its entirety, but hard print copy shall also be available.
Journal of Animal & Environmental Law
Published bi-annually by a student editorial board at the University of Louisville, Brandeis School of Law, the journal provides law schools, judges, and attorneys across the nation with cutting-edge scholarship.
Journal of Animal Law and Ethics (JALE)
The Journal of Animal Law and Ethics (JALE) is an independent journal at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Run by students with support of a diverse faculty advisory board, JALE seeks to provide a scholarly forum for cross-disciplinary engagement of issues of animal law and ethics—issues that encompass several areas of law (such as criminal law, health law, family law, torts, and property) while also intersecting with non-legal disciplines (such as philosophy, veterinary medicine, history, and religious studies).
Journal of International Wildlife Law & Policy
Visit the Journal's website and to read selected articles. Users can download a "sample copy" of the articles from past and current issues.
Journal of the WildCat Conservation Legal Aid Society
The Journal is the official semi-annual publication of the WildCat Conservation Legal Aid Society and provides a unique forum for professionals and scholars to analyze and comment on the issues affecting wildcats around the world, reflecting the perspectives of all disciplines including law, education, medicine, science, philosophy, religion, humanities, social science, and art.
Stanford Journal of Animal Law & Policy
The Journal of Animal Law & Policy was founded in August 2007 to provide a high-quality, widely accessible forum for the publication and discussion of animal law scholarship. SJALP is by design an online-only journal.
Legal Scholarship Network (LSN) Sponsored Subject Matter eJournals
The Journal of Animal and Natural Resource Law, sponsored by the Syracuse University College of Law, provides a forum for posting both completed works and works in progress on legal, policy, and jurisprudential issues relating to animals.
Achor, Amy Blount. Animal Rights – A Beginner’s Guide: A Handbook of Issues, Organizations, Actions & Resources. Yellow Springs, OH: Writeware, 1996.
Bean, Michael J. and Melanie Rowland. The Evolution of National Wildlife Law. 3rd ed. Westport, CT: Praeger Paperback, 1997.
Beck, Alan M. and Aaron H. Katcher. New Perspectives on Our Lives with Companion Animals. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1983.
Beers, Diane. For the Prevention of Cruelty: the History and Legacy of Animal Rights Activism in the United States. Athens, OH: Swallow Press, 2006.
Bekoff, Marc (ed.). Encyclopedia of Animal Rights and Animal Welfare. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1998.
Bisgould, Lesli. Animals and the Law. Toronto, ON: Irwin Law Inc., 2011.
Bryant, Taimie, Rebecca Huss, David Cassuto. Animal Law and the Courts: A Reader. Eagan, MN: West Group, 2008.
Eisenstein, Yolanda. Careers in Animal Law. Chicago, IL: American Bar Association, 2011.
Favre, David (ed.). Federal Wildlife Laws. Detroit, MI: Animal Legal and Historic Center, 2004.
Favre, David S. Animal Law: Welfare, Interests, and Rights. New York: Wolters Kluwer Law and Business, 2011. Print.
Fitzgerald, Peter L. International Issues in Animal Law. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, 2012
Frasch, Pamela, Sonia Waisman, and Bruce Wagman (eds.). Animal Law: Cases and Materials. 4th ed. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, 2010.
Friedman, Jennifer. Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, Annotated. Toronto ON: Claudia Sniffer Press, 2008.
A percentage of the profits of this book will be donated directly to the Animal Legal Defense Fund.
Goble, Dale D., J. Michael Scott, Frank W. Davis (eds.). The Endangered Species Act at Thirty: Renewing the Conservation Promise (Volume 1). Washington, DC: Island Press, 2005.
Hirschfeld, Rachel. PETRIARCH: The Complete Guide to Financial and Legal Planning for a Pet's Continued Care. New York, NY: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Inc., 2010.
Kelch, Thomas. Globalization and Animal Law. London, U.K.: Kluger Law International, 2011.
Lewin, Julie E. Get Political for Animals and Win the Laws They Need. Guilford, CT: National Institute for Animal Advocacy, 2007.
McCoy, Henry D. II. American and International Aquaculture Law. Peterstown, WV: Supranational Publishing Company, 2000.
McEwen, Graeme. Animal Law: Principles and Frontiers. Australia: www.bawp.org.au, 2011.
Randolph, Mary. Every Dog's Legal Guide: A Must-Have Book for Your Owner. Berkeley, CA: Nolo Press, 2005.
Regan, Tom. The Case for Animal Rights. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1985.
Rudy, Kathy. Loving Animals: Toward a New Animal Advocacy. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 2011.
Sankoff, Peter and Steven White (eds.). Animal Law in Australasia. Australia: Federation Press, 2009.
Schaffner, Joan. An Introduction to Animals and the Law. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Schaffner, Joan E. (ed.). The Lawyer's Guide to Dangerous Dog Issues. Chicago, IL: American Bar Association, 2009.
Schaffner, Joan E., Fershtman, Julie I. (eds.). Litigating Animal Law Disputes: A Complete Guide for Lawyers. Chicago, IL: American Bar Association, 2009.
Scully, Matthew. Dominion: The Power of Man, The Suffering of Animals, and the Call to Mercy. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2002.
Singer, Peter. Animal Liberation. New York: Random House, 1975.
Sunstein, Cass and Martha Nussbaum (eds.). Animal Rights: Current Debates and New Directions. Oxford University Press, 2005.
Wagman, Bruce A. and Matthew Liebman. A Worldview of Animal Law. Durham NC: Carolina Academic Press, 2011.
Wells, Neil. Animal Law in New Zealand. Wellington, New Zealand: Thomas Reuters, 2011.
Wise, Steven. Drawing the Line: Science and the Case for Animal Rights. Cambridge, MA: Perseus Books, 2002.
Wise, Steven. Rattling the Cage. Cambridge, MA: Perseus Books, 2000.
Wolfson, David. Beyond the Law: Agribusiness and the Systemic Abuse of Animals Raised for Food or Food Production. Watkins Glen, NY: Farm Sanctuary, 1999.