Tag: Animal Law

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.

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.

ALDF Heads to Summer School

May 2, 2012

This summer Matthew Liebman and I are excited to be teaching an intensive course at Lewis & Clark Law School entitled Animal Law Litigation. It will literally cover the nuts…

The Greater Catch

April 30, 2012

Several months ago I read a story in the newspaper that stuck with me. It was about a man that shot and killed a 14-foot, 880-pound alligator in Texas. Apparently,…

San Antonio Holds Kennel Court

April 12, 2012

The Wall Street Journal recently reported that “Every Friday morning, a small courtroom in this Texas city becomes a kennel of jurisprudence.” The city has indeed found a novel way…

Debate over Lone Wolf’s Crossing into California

April 5, 2012

Around New Year’s Day, OR7, a lone gray wolf from a pack in Oregon, crossed into Northern California, making him the first such wolf in California in nearly 90 years.…

ALDF Back in Court Demanding State Take Action on Tony the Truck Stop Tiger, Now Exhibited Without a Permit

April 5, 2012
ALDF Demands an End to Owner's Illegal Possession of the Big Cat

You’ve Been Slimed

April 2, 2012

It’s easy to see why legions of journalists and bloggers have gleefully jumped on the pink slime bandwagon, offering their commentary on the massive backlash–and backlash-against-the-backlash–regarding the unmasking of “boneless…

Curb Corporate Agriculture’s Appetite for Deception

March 27, 2012

62: Hidden camera investigations showing animal abuse and health violations on factory farms 1,000,000: Pounds of beef recalled in a single incident of E. coli contamination in 2011 50: States…

ALDF Takes on Missouri Bill Proposing Animals Cannot Receive Similar Legal Protections as Humans

March 22, 2012
Bill Would Provide New Defenses to Animal Abusers

People v. Fox

March 12, 2012

"If foxes and rabbits have rights, then is a fox guilty of murder for eating a rabbit?" This counter-argument commonly creeps up in discussions about animal rights and poses many…

Breed Specific Law is Out in Ohio!

February 29, 2012

Culminating a great effort to bring breed specific legislation to an end in Ohio, on February 21st, Governor John Kasich officially signed HB 14 into law. Dogs will now to…

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