Opportunities in Animal Law
A resource guide for students and graduates interested in this dynamic and cutting-edge area of the law.
Q&A with ALDF Staff Attorney about Pursuing a Career in Animal Law
ALDF Staff Attorney Matthew Liebman offers some insights for undergraduates who are interested in pursuing careers in animal law.
The Early History of Animal Law
The Student Animal Legal Defense Fund of the John Marshall Law School presents "The Early History of Animal Law," a lecture by ALDF Founder and General Counsel Joyce Tischler.
Press Coverage for SALDF Projects
Reaching out to your local press outlets is an excellent, inexpensive way to let your community know about your work for animals, and to educate countless people about the growing field of animal law.
Student Animal Legal Defense Fund Website
Student Animal Legal Defense Fund (SALDF) chapters are student groups that are affiliated with the Animal Legal Defense Fund and share its mission to protect the lives and advance the interests of animals through the legal system.
SALDF Speaker Suggestions
Looking for a speaker for your SALDF event? Here is a helpful list of suggestions.
SALDF Film Screening Suggestions
This list includes films that have been screened by SALDF chapters at their events.
SALDF Project Ideas
There are many ways your chapter can advocate on behalf of animals and raise awareness about animal law on campus and in the wider community. Here is a list of suggestions to help you get started.
How Law Students Can Get Involved in Animal Law
Law students interested in this cutting-edge field must be inventive and proactive in seeking out opportunities to become involved. Here are some suggestions for getting involved in animal law.
Animal Law 101
Developed for law students and law professionals, this tutorial focuses on fostering the growth of animal law in academia and legal practice. Animal Law 101 is in its new format and can be viewed online.
SALDF Project Grants
The process of applying for a Student Animal Legal Defense Fund grant for your chapter is discussed on this page.
Student Animal Legal Defense Fund Chapters
Student Animal Legal Defense Fund (SALDF) chapters are ALDF's law student groups, representing on campuses across the nation our mission to protect the lives and advance the interests of animals through the legal system.
Animal Law Courses
The Animal Legal Defense Fund offers this comprehensive list of animal law courses offered throughout the United States and Canada.
How to Start a SALDF Chapter at Your School
The following materials are designed to help you with the process of forming a Student Animal Legal Defense Fund (SALDF) chapter at your law school.
How to Start an Animal Law Class at Your School
The Animal Legal Defense Fund suggests the following steps to start an animal law course at your law school.
Where Should You Go To Law School?
Selecting a law school to attend is a critical decision for future animal attorneys. ALDF offers these tips to finding the school that's right for you.
Bar Association Animal Law Sections and Committees
Bar Association Animal Law Sections and Committees are established in many states and assist legal professionals interested in animal law.
Animal Law Books & Periodicals
The Animal Legal Defense Fund has compiled a concise list of animal law publications, academic journals and selected books.
Law Student Application for Animal Law Program Membership
Join Animal Legal Defense Fund's Animal Law Program! As a law student member, you'll receive ALDF's newsletter, The Animals' Advocate, an issue of Animal Law Review, email updates and more.