Tag: FOIA Archives | Animal Legal Defense Fund

UPDATE: USDA Records Blackout Litigation: Animal Legal Defense Fund Files Opening Brief Appealing the Dismissal of Lawsuit Against USDA

February 2, 2018
Today the Animal Legal Defense Fund filed its opening brief, appealing the dismissal of its lawsuit challenging the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) animal welfare report blackout.

Demanding Transparency from Cook County Animal and Rabies Control in Illinois

September 28, 2017
Residents of Cook County: Take action now to urge the County Board of Commissioners to uphold its duty to the public and release the full report immediately.

Case Update: Fighting USDA for Animal Welfare Records

September 21, 2017
Forcing animal protection organizations to rely on FOIA requests is a significant burden that takes months, even years, to process.

Coalition of Animal Protection Organizations Sues USDA for Animal Welfare Blackout

February 22, 2017
Lawsuit argues removal of online animal welfare records violates the Freedom of Information Act and the Administrative Procedure Act.

Judge Orders NYPD to Provide Records on Carriage Horses to ALDF

April 28, 2014
More great news for animals! In a hearing today, the New York Supreme Court sided with ALDF in an important case for New York’s carriage horses.

Chicago Animal Control Sued for Withholding Records

January 23, 2014
ALDF filed a lawsuit against the City of Chicago Animal Care and Control (CACC) for failure to produce crucial public records regarding the safety and well-being of hundreds of cats and dogs held at the shelter.

Animal Advocates take University of California to Court for Withholding Animal Testing Records

December 19, 2013
ALDF filed a lawsuit against the Regents of the University of California for failing to produce public records regarding primate testing at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) under the California Public Records Act (CPRA).

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