Tag: Animal Law
Pro Bono: Giving Back to the Animal CommunityDecember 24, 2014
Working for the Animal Legal Defense Fund is an excellent opportunity to provide legal justice for animals. But the amount of work ALDF does wouldn’t be possible without pro bono assistance.
Founder’s Blog: A Chicken in Every Pot…December 5, 2014
Industrial agriculture raises and kills nine billion chickens each year. As of 2000, Americans were eating an average of 53 pounds of chicken annually, according to the USDA.
Legally Brief: Animal Law ConferenceOctober 21, 2014
Last weekend, ALDF and the Center for Animal Law Studies hosted the 22nd annual Animal Law Conference.
Animal Law: A World Phenomenon!July 16, 2014
The Second Global Animal Law Conference has just concluded in Barcelona, Spain, and I was honored to represent the Animal Legal Defense Fund, one of the main sponsors of this historic event.
One Step Forward, Two Steps Back—Damage Control in the Wake of State v. NewcombApril 23, 2014
The same three-judge panel of the Oregon Court of Appeals that issued a favorable ruling in Fessenden/Dicke(a 2013 case holding that the emergency aid exception to the warrant requirement applies to animals) just ruled, in State v. Newcomb, that an Oregon Humane Society (OHS) veterinarian’s blood test of a starving dog that was otherwise lawfully seized should be suppressed as a warrantless “search” under the Oregon Constitution.
Animal Rights 101: Liberating, Not Eliminating, the Nonhuman WorldMarch 8, 2014
The eradication of the nonhuman world hardly registers on the animal rights radar, and it should. The short movie the Meatrix plays upon the idea of going back to the basics, a sort of "Animal Rights 101."
Become a Partner in ProtectionFebruary 20, 2014
Become an ALDF Partner in Protection by signing up today to make easy, automatic monthly donations.
Actress Charlotte Ross Speaks Up for Animals during National Justice for Animals WeekFebruary 16, 2014
Join us for a tribute to the human heroes who protect animals, and the animal victims of cruelty.
It’s National Justice for Animals Week!February 12, 2014
Join us in celebrating National Justice for Animals Week! Our first action is on February 17, 2014!
Animal Protection Laws: Where Does Your State Rank?December 17, 2013
The results are in! The Animal Legal Defense Fund published its eighth annual Rankings Report. Where does your state rank?
2013 U.S. Animal Protection Laws Rankings™December 16, 2013
Animal Legal Defense Fund Releases Year-End Report Ranking State Animal Cruelty Laws
Annual Study Names 2013’s “Top Five States to be an Animal Abuser”December 16, 2013
Kentucky, Iowa, South Dakota, New Mexico, and Wyoming are 2013’s five best states to abuse animals, according to the latest report released by the Animal Legal Defense Fund.
Looking Back at the 2013 Animal Law ConferenceNovember 14, 2013
This October, the Animal Legal Defense Fund co-hosted the 21st Animal Law Conference at Stanford University in collaboration with the Center for Animal Law Studies. We are excited to share some of the highlights from this one-of-a-kind, all-vegan, pro-animal event.
The Legal VeganAugust 7, 2013
Why is ALDF vegan? Because we are dedicated to protecting the lives and advancing the interests of animals through the legal system. One of the best ways we can all join together to stop the abuse of animals is to simply not purchase products or support industries that abuse animals.
Animal Legal Defense Fund Calls On Agencies to Obey Federal Bird Laws, Stop Swallow DeathsApril 23, 2013
For immediate release Contact:Lisa Franzetta, Animal Legal Defense FundMegan Backus, Animal Legal Defense Fund PETALUMA, Calif. — Today, the national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) sent off a letter…