Tag: Criminal Justice
Animal Abandonment is a CrimeApril 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 ConferenceApril 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 AgainFebruary 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 WeekFebruary 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 NYCDecember 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 AnimalsSeptember 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 CarSeptember 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 SlaughterJune 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 ListApril 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 —…