Tag: Animal Law

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…

A Better World for Animals is a Click Away!

February 24, 2012

Today’s daily action for National Justice for Animals Week is: fight animal abuse from your own computer. You can help fight animal abuse and honor animal victims from your own…

Become a Partner in Protection

February 23, 2012

Today’s daily action for National Justice for Animals Week is: become a Partner in Protection. Animal victims of abuse cannot speak for themselves–so concerned citizens and our legal system must…

Law Students Hone Animal Advocacy Skills

February 13, 2012

Sweaty Palms. Racing Heart. Laser Focus. It’s that time of year, when the best and the brightest law students, coaches, and judges congregate at the National Animal Law Competitions, an…

ALDF is Hiring!

February 8, 2012

The Animal Legal Defense Fund currently has an opening for a development associate in our Cotati, California office. The development associate is responsible for assisting the director of development with…

Peacefully Coexisting with Coyotes in Claremont, California

February 3, 2012

In a recent blog post, I reported on my serendipitous encounter in December with Wile E. Coyote while returning home from the grocery store just after dusk. I wrote about…

Snickers the Service Dog is Back Home After Running Afoul of Aurelia, Iowa’s Ordinance Banning Pit Bulls

February 1, 2012

Jim Sak, a former Chicago police officer for over 30 years, recently relocated to Aurelia, Iowa, to help care for his wife’s 87-year-old mother. Shortly after arriving, the Saks learned…

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