Some issues require space to adequately explain. Our features go in-depth to expose injustices against animals, and provide valuable information for attorneys, judges, and non-legal experts alike.
Walter James Palmer paid $50,000 to kill a male lion in Zimbabwe, so he could mount the lion’s head on his wall in Minnesota.
Dr. Gieri Bolliger’s accomplishments are unusual in type and unprecedented in caliber.
Each day this week you can take action to support our campaign for basic legal rights for all animals.
Coyotes, mountain lions, bears, endangered condors and bald eagles, and many other species of native wildlife are being slaughtered indiscriminately by a rogue federal killing agency known as Wildlife Services.
The cruel methods in UW’s tests are considered redundant and archaic by bioethicists and many in the scientific community.
Great news for a bear named Ricky! After spending 16 miserable years in an undersized chain-link and concrete cage at a Pennsylvania ice-cream shop, Ricky is now residing at the …
Exploiting animals in bull runs disregards animal welfare in pursuit of a cheap thrill and a quick profit.
The Animal Legal Defense Fund has filed the nation’s first lawsuit against ag gag legislation, taking Utah to court for infringing on the free speech rights of activists, investigators, and journalists by criminalizing undercover investigations at factory farms.
Have you adopted an adorable pup, a cute cat, or a bouncy bunny you want the world to see? Share your rescue “tail” by entering ALDF’s Rescue Tails Photo Contest.
Spectators may be unaware of the suffering that the animals endure as the price of entertainment.
Fiction, non-fiction, short stories, films, and more! ALDF’s Animal Book Club is a one-stop shop for your animal-loving reading needs.
Throughout human history, man’s best friends have been the dogs living alongside us, walking among us, and protecting us at all times. Perhaps that is why dogfighting seems a particularly heinous act of human cruelty—a betrayal of the deepest kind: love.
Lolita was one of seven orcas kidnapped in the notorious 1970 Penn Cove round up in Puget Sound, Washington. She is now confined to the smallest orca tank in North America, despite violations of the Animal Welfare Act.
From the stench of fuel to the drone of diesel engines and the isolation of his roadside prison, Tony, a 12 year-old Siberian-Bengal tiger, has endured more than a decade of misery at the Tiger Truck Stop in Grosse Tete, Louisiana.
Love animals? Ever wish you went to law school? Now you can learn all about animal law, without the whopping student loans! With 30 Second Animal Law, ALDF attorneys and animal law experts will answer your questions… in 30 seconds or less!
Foie gras is a cruelly-produced, high-priced “gourmet” delicacy that comes from force-feeding young ducks (or geese) until their livers swell to eight or more times their natural size.
The U.S. produces about 75 billion eggs a year. Cartons labeled by phrases like "cage-free," "free-range," and "pastured," adorn egg packages in most markets. But what do these phrases mean? The vast majority of egg-laying hens live lives of extreme deprivation and cruelty.
What makes a warrior fight insurmountable opponents with courage and heart? Aaron Simpson is one such warrior.
Meet Kim McCoy, Executive Director of the One World One Ocean Foundation, and former quartermaster and International Executive Director of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society.
At the 2012 Animal Law Conference, Dr. Maya Gupta spoke on the link between domestic violence and animal cruelty. ALDF followed up with this interview to get more details.
In the largest California farmed animal rescue in history the Turlock, California-based company A & L Poultry abandoned 50,000 hens without food or water and left them to die. In response, ALDF filed an extreme neglect complaint with the Stanislaus County Superior Court.
Stop backyard slaughter where you live, take action today!
You’re almost a senior in high school, or just starting college, and you think you might want to spend your life helping animals? Animal law may be for you!
ALDF Staff Writer Jennifer Molidor interviewed with Will Potter. Will is author of Green is the New Red, a thrilling memoir that contextualizes the federal Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act.
ALDF filed a class-action lawsuit against California egg producers Judy’s Family Farm Organic Eggs, owned by Petaluma Egg Farm, for false advertising.