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Animals and the Law

November 1, 2010
Cailen LaBarge of Suffolk Law School discusses the mainstream's vast misconception of animal law and its place in out society.

ALDF Advancement of Animal Law Scholarships

October 15, 2010
Animal Legal Defense Fund Advancement of Animal Law Scholarships are available to second and third year law student members of our student chapters and will be awarded based upon demonstrated commitment to ALDF's mission.

Carter Dillard

August 4, 2010
Carter Dillard is the director of litigation for the Animal Legal Defense Fund. Prior to joining ALDF, Carter was appointed to the faculty of Loyola University New Orleans, College of Law, as a Westerfield Fellow.

Why Chicago's Ban on Foie Gras Was Constitutional and What It Means for the Future of Animal Welfare Laws

May 28, 2010
While in his last year at Chicago-Kent School of Law, Josh Grant, co-director of the school's Student Animal Legal Defense Fund chapter, wrote an in-depth article discussing Chicago's ban on foie gras.

Student Inspired by Rescue Work to Found Animal Law Group at the University of Kansas

February 26, 2010
For the past decade, Katie Bray has dedicated her spare time to animal welfare and rescue work on the ground. Now, as a law student, she is arming herself with the knowledge and skills to defend animal interests in the legal system.

Law Students Get Out of the Classroom and Into the Courtroom

February 9, 2010
This past weekend, law students from around the country converged on Harvard Law School to compete in the National Animal Law Competitions, put on by the Center for Animal Law Studies.

National SALDF Fundraising Contest Now Open!

September 15, 2009
The Animal Legal Defense Fund is launching a new annual fundraising contest for our SALDF chapters. The contest challenges our chapters to hold a fundraiser (or fundraisers) of their choice during the fall semester and donate the proceeds to ALDF's legal programs to help animals.

Welcome ALDF Summer Clerks!

June 15, 2009
We would like to extend a warm welcome to our summer clerks, who will be spending ten weeks gaining valuable experience working for either our Civil Litigation Program in California or our Criminal Justice Program in Oregon.

Matthew Liebman

April 8, 2009
Matthew Liebman is a senior attorney at the Animal Legal Defense Fund, where he works in the Litigation Program. Matthew graduated with distinction from Stanford Law School in 2006, where he co-founded a chapter of the Student ALDF.

Join SALDF on Facebook

April 8, 2009
We're happy to announce the launch of our brand-new SALDF Facebook page. Check out our SALDF Facebook page and become a fan today!

Connecticut State Bar Association Magazine Publishes Article by Quinnipiac SALDF President

December 11, 2008
Kerry Patton’s article entitled, "Justice for Animals: The State of the Law in Connecticut," appears in the most recent issue of Connecticut Lawyer.

Animal Law Gaining Ground in the United States

July 18, 2008
As attitudes have evolved during the past 20 years, animal law practice and education have steadily increased, and they continue to gain ground.

Virginia Animal Law Society Vice President Wins Animal Law Writing Competition

July 18, 2008
Elisabeth Custalow recently won the inaugural Pet JD animal law writing competition for her article, "Protecting Virginia’s Animals: What Treatment Is Required by Virginia Law of Animals in the Commonwealth?"

Work to End Greyhound Racing in Massachusetts

July 18, 2008
Marissa Dirks, Harvard SALDF president, wrote this editorial about the cruel dog racing industry, which appeared in The Record, the independent newspaper at Harvard Law School.

Pet Peeve

July 18, 2008
Quinnipiac Animal Law Society works to increase legal protection for animals.

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