Tag: Criminal Justice

Animal Abandonment is a Crime

April 8, 2014
Abandoning a domesticated animal isn't just a cruel thing to do, in many states it's a crime.

National Animal Cruelty Prosecution Conference

April 7, 2014
The Animal Legal Defense Fund is proud to sponsor the 4th National Animal Cruelty Prosecution Conference in Atlanta, in partnership with the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys (APA) and the Prosecuting Attorneys' Council of Georgia.

$25,000 Reward! Help ALDF Track Down Dog Poisoner as Fatal Meatballs Strike Again

February 26, 2014
The Animal Legal Defense Fund, SFDOG, and Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman are offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrator(s) of the poisoned meatballs in the Bay Area.

Actress Charlotte Ross Speaks Up for Animals during National Justice for Animals Week

February 16, 2014
Join us for a tribute to the human heroes who protect animals, and the animal victims of cruelty.

Legally Brief: Christmas Comes Early for Animals—as Abuser Registry Takes Hold in NYC

December 20, 2013
This week, the New York City Council voted unanimously to create a registry of animal abusers.

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?

The Rule of Reason Prevails—Emergency Aid Exception Applies to Save the Life of Animals

September 26, 2013
The Oregon Court of Appeals just issued an excellent opinion supporting law enforcement’s work protecting animals. In State v. Fessenden/Dicke, the court held that the emergency aid exception to the warrant requirement applies not just to humans but also includes animals.

$2,000 Reward Offered for Information Leading to Arrest and Conviction in Case of Kitten Thrown From Car

September 6, 2013
The national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) is offering a $2,000 reward for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrator(s) who threw a kitten from a car toward a group of animal rights demonstrators on Sunday, September 1.

Hearing Could Shut Down Illegal Backyard Slaughter

June 24, 2013
ALDF Back in Court in Landmark Hillsborough County Public Nuisance Lawsuit

Animal Legal Defense Fund Urges Investigation of California Foie Gras Purchases Revealed in Published Client List

April 25, 2013

Attorney General Asked to Investigate State Foie Gras Ban Violations After List of Hudson Valley Foie Gras Purchasers Is Made Public For immediate release Contact:Lisa Franzetta, ALDF SAN FRANCISCO —…

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