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Harvard Law School Hosts National Animal Advocacy Competitions

July 18, 2008
In February, law students from all over the country competed at the fourth annual National Animal Advocacy Competitions (NAAC) at Harvard Law School.

New Student Group Helps Bring Animal Law Class to University of Texas Law

July 18, 2008
Animal Law is being taught this spring for the first time at The University of Texas School of Law thanks to the school's SALDF members.

"Alert Status Red:" Animal Law Conference a Success

July 18, 2008
The University of Victoria School of Law's second annual conference on animal rights and the law left attendees craving more.

Scott Heiser

July 16, 2008
Scott has been a prosecutor for seventeen years, serving the last eight years as the elected district attorney in Benton County, Oregon. Joining ALDF's team in 2007, he now serves as the senior staff attorney in our Criminal Justice Program.

Joyce Tischler

July 16, 2008
As one of the visionaries who co-founded the Animal Legal Defense Fund over thirty years ago, California attorney Joyce Tischler has helped shape the emerging field of animal law and now serves as ALDF's general counsel.

Stephen Wells

July 16, 2008
Stephen Wells is the executive director of the Animal Legal Defense Fund. Prior to becoming executive director in January, 2006, Stephen served as the director of ALDF’s successful Animal Law Program which he founded in 2000.

Pamela Hart

July 16, 2008
Pamela Hart is an attorney and director of the Animal Law Program at the Animal Legal Defense Fund. In this capacity, she oversees programs dedicated to facilitating and fostering the development of animal law in academia and legal practice.