Tag: Legally Brief
Legally Brief: ALDF Leads the Way in Farmed Animal LitigationApril 2, 2015
When I became executive director of the Animal Legal Defense Fund 15 years ago, one of the first things I did was commit to developing ALDF’s litigation team.
Legally Brief: L.A. Animal Law SymposiumFebruary 5, 2015
Recently, we told you about the shocking results of an investigation of horrendous cruelty to animals used in taxpayer-funded, government-supported experiments.
Legally Brief: Animal Protection and Human Population GrowthJanuary 15, 2015
In the past 50 years, my own lifetime, the human population has more than doubled from about 3.2 billion to more than 7 billion. This raises some pressing questions.
Legally Brief: Protecting Pets from Domestic ViolenceDecember 30, 2014
Last week, Ohio Governor John Kasich signed SB 177 into law, which authorizes judges to include companion animals in orders of protection from domestic violence.
Legally Brief: Legal Victories for Animals in 2014December 19, 2014
The Animal Legal Defense Fund has helped to achieve victories in some tough legal battles for animals this year, which wouldn’t have been possible without our members and supporters.
Legally Brief: NYC Considers Ban on Carriage Horse IndustryDecember 8, 2014
In his first year in office, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is making good on his campaign promise to ban NYC’s horse-drawn carriages.
Legally Brief: Ban Coyote Killing ContestsNovember 7, 2014
Is it really any wonder that our planet has lost nearly 50% of its wildlife in just the last 45 years?
Legally Brief: Animal Law ConferenceOctober 21, 2014
Last weekend, ALDF and the Center for Animal Law Studies hosted the 22nd annual Animal Law Conference.
Legally Brief: FBI Takes Animal Cruelty SeriouslySeptember 25, 2014
At the Animal Legal Defense Fund, we are often asked for statistics about animal cruelty crimes, which for too long have been unavailable until now.
Caught in the Trap: LA Bans Snare and Body Gripping TrapsSeptember 11, 2014
Every year, millions of animals like coyotes, wolves, mountain lions, bobcats, and beavers are caught by trappers in the U.S.
Legally Brief: A Step Toward Victory in Idaho Ag Gag CaseSeptember 4, 2014
Tremendous news today in one of the Animal Legal Defense Fund’s most important lawsuits!
Legally Brief: Animal Bill of RightsJuly 3, 2014
Each Fourth of July in the United States, we celebrate our freedom and our independence, our legal “rights” are a point of pride.
Legally Brief: the U.S. Must Ban Cosmetic Testing on AnimalsJune 5, 2014
Some good news may be coming for animals! The Humane Cosmetics Act was just introduced by Congressman Jim Moran.
Legally Brief: ALDF’s Case to Free Tony the TigerMay 22, 2014
Playing fast and loose with the law is unacceptable, no matter how deep your pockets or how tight your political connections.
A United Front against Ag GagMay 8, 2014
What issue holds the power to unite a coalition as broad ranging as animal protection organizations, labor unions, civil rights groups, national journalism syndicates, and environmental watchdogs?