2012 Canadian Animal Protection Laws Rankings™
This study by the Animal Legal Defense Fund underscores the often-considerable differences that exist between the animal protection laws of the provinces and territories.
Legal Advocates' Manual for Animal Abuse Criminal Cases
The Legal Advocates' Manual for Animal Abuse Criminal Cases was written to help attorneys and others become effective advocates for animals while working with their local prosecutors' offices.
Confronting Animal Neglect - An ALDF Report on Current Law and Future Possibilities
The Animal Legal Defense Fund has issued an all-new report reviewing the status of the laws of each state in the country by chronicling both their statutes and caselaw as they relate to animal neglect.
No Boundaries for Abusers: The Link Between Cruelty to Animals and Violence Toward Humans
Several academic studies have found a clear link between animal cruelty during youth and violence against humans as an adult. This link is so well established, profilers routinely use animal cruelty reports in their assessment of the possible threat criminals pose.
Solutions to Long-Term Cases in States Without Pre-Conviction Forfeiture Provision
Pre-conviction forfeiture is important so that the animal victims do not waste away in cages indefinitely but are instead allowed to be placed into loving homes.