Tag: Animal Law

Great News in Oregon: Each Animal Counts!

August 3, 2012

In a mass animal neglect case in which ALDF filed an amicus brief in support of the state’s appeal, we just got a fantastic result from the Oregon Court of…

Quebec Remains Best Province To Be An Animal Abuser

July 9, 2012
Animal Legal Defense Fund’s 2012 Report Ranks Laws Across the Country; B.C., Newfoundland & Labrador Show Most Improvement

Love and Despair

July 9, 2012

Can we realistically expect judges to render trail-blazing pro-animal decisions in the afternoon when they dined on animals’ flesh in the morning? So asks ALDF senior attorney Matthew Liebman in…

Encouraging Citizens to Act Outside the Law

July 3, 2012

On July 1, 2012 California’s ban on the production and sale of foie gras, which is the grossly enlarged liver of force-fed ducks, went into effect. To make foie gras…

2012 Canadian Animal Protection Laws Rankings™

June 29, 2012
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.

Animal Legal Defense Fund Urges California Attorney General to Sue Foie Gras Advocates for False Advertising

June 25, 2012
Animal Legal Defense Fund Asks Attorney General Harris to Take on Local Chefs, Industry Insiders Who Claim Force-Fed Foie Gras is "Humane"

New York Residents: Act Today to Ban Cruel, Unnecessary Devocalization Surgeries

June 19, 2012

Bill number A3431D would ban devocalization, the practice of cutting vocal cords just to stifle a dog’s (or cat’s) voice. This bill to ban surgical “debarking” has passed the New…

Petition to Department of Labor Asks for New Rule to Protect Workers from Animal Attacks

June 14, 2012
Animal Legal Defense Fund Asks OSHA to Require Barriers Between Trainers and Dangerous Animals at Facilities Like SeaWorld

California Chefs Whine Louder as July 1st Foie Gras Ban Approaches

June 11, 2012

On July 1st, California’s force-fed foie gras ban will take effect, and the state will take its place as the first to prohibit this diseased and inhumane product. As the…

ALDF’s 2012 Advancement of Animal Law Scholarships Announced

June 5, 2012
The Animal Legal Defense Fund's Advancement of Animal Law Scholarships are awarded to second- and third-year law student members of Student Animal Legal Defense Fund chapters based upon demonstrated commitment to ALDF's mission.

Meet ALDF’s 2012 Advancement of Animal Law Scholarship Recipients

June 5, 2012
Congratulations to ALDF's 2012 Advancement of Animal Law Scholarship recipients!

ALDF, PETA Appeal Court’s Dismissal of Lawsuit Seeking Lolita’s Freedom

May 30, 2012
Government excludes captive orca from Endangered Species Act protections

Making Sense of the Current Status of the Tony the Tiger Cases

May 14, 2012

We at the Animal Legal Defense Fund are committed to doing everything within our power to make sure that Tony finds his way to a reputable, accredited sanctuary where he…

Animal Groups Sue USDA for Allowing Sale of Foie Gras From Diseased Birds

May 9, 2012
Federal Poultry Products Inspection Act Requires USDA to Prohibit Adulterated Livers from Entering Food Supply

Law Enforcement Officers Are My Heroes

May 7, 2012
To me, a hero is someone who risks personal harm or loss (physical, financial, societal) to do what he or she believes is right.

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