Coalition of Animal Protection Organizations Sues USDA for Animal Welfare BlackoutFebruary 22, 2017
Lawsuit argues removal of online animal welfare records violates the Freedom of Information Act and the Administrative Procedure Act.
California Agencies Sued for Animal Cruelty at State FairFebruary 16, 2017
The Animal Legal Defense Fund filed a lawsuit against the California Exposition and State Fairs (Cal Expo) and Regents of the University of California for illegally confining pregnant and nursing pigs in the Livestock Nursery Exhibit at the California State Fair.
Court Says Okay to Proceed with Animal Legal Defense Fund, PETA Lawsuit to Stop Illegal California Bull RunsJune 9, 2014
Animal protection groups call bull on dangerous and cruel “extreme sporting” events.
Ending Orca Captivity One Law at a TimeApril 3, 2014
There is much great work to be done litigating on behalf of animals. Unfortunately, animals have far fewer protections than they need within our current legal framework.
Animal Legal Defense Fund, PETA Sue to Stop Dangerous and Illegal California Great Bull RunsMarch 13, 2014
Animal groups warn of ongoing injuries, cruelty during “extreme sporting” events.
Animal Legal Defense Fund Sues Stockton Animal Shelter over Ongoing AbusesMarch 11, 2014
Killing of healthy dogs and cats, neglect of sick animals outrages California taxpayers.
Stockton’s Shelter Dogs Finally Get Their Day in CourtMarch 11, 2014
Today the Animal Legal Defense Fund filed suit against the City of Stockton to bring an end to the suffering of the City’s forgotten shelter animals.
Animal Rights 101: Liberating, Not Eliminating, the Nonhuman WorldMarch 8, 2014
The eradication of the nonhuman world hardly registers on the animal rights radar, and it should. The short movie the Meatrix plays upon the idea of going back to the basics, a sort of "Animal Rights 101."
Environmentalism as a Form of Animal RightsDecember 23, 2013
As the field of animal law grows, with more classes, books, cases on file and precedent, many wonder how animal law relates to the field of environmental law, which is similar in many ways.
Animal Advocates take University of California to Court for Withholding Animal Testing RecordsDecember 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).
Welcome Jessica Blome!September 13, 2013
Join us in welcoming Iowa-native Jessica Blome to our California office as our newest legal champion of animals.
Great News for Kentucky’s Homeless Animals!March 6, 2012
The Clay County (Kentucky) Circuit Court entered an agreed order of judgment today resolving a lawsuit against the county to stop systematic abuses at the local animal shelter. Represented by…