Tag: Endangered Species Act Archives | Animal Legal Defense Fund

Animal Advocates Announce Intent to Sue Maryland Roadside Zoo for Violating Endangered Species Act and State Animal Cruelty Law

April 24, 2018
The notice letter offers to assist with the relocation of the animals to sanctuaries but cautions that the Animal Legal Defense Fund will file the lawsuit if illegal conditions persist.

UPDATE: Fight the Border Wall’s Threat to Animals

November 22, 2017
This week the Animal Legal Defense Fund called on a federal court to rule that current plans for a U.S. border wall are illegal.

Illinois and New York Pass First Statewide Bans on the Use of Elephants in Entertainment

November 17, 2017
Illinois recently enacted the first statewide ban on the use of elephants in traveling acts, with New York following close behind.

New Voices in Animal Law Writing Contest: Emily Bowen

October 30, 2017
Emily Bowen, at Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, is the winner of our first New Voices in Animal Law Writing Contest!

Animal Legal Defense Fund Sues Landry’s Inc. for Endangered Species Act Violations

September 26, 2017
Four tigers have been housed indoors at the Downtown Aquarium for more than 13 years without adequate access to sunlight, fresh air or natural surfaces.

The Animal Legal Defense Fund Mourns Candy the Chimp’s Death

April 21, 2017
Candy is well known as ‘the loneliest chimp in the world’

Defend the Endangered Species Act

January 23, 2017
Our mission to protect the lives and advance the interests of animals through the legal system, as well as the very survival of entire animal species, depends on the continued strength of the ESA.

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