2008 ALDF Advancement of Animal Law Scholarships
ALDF’s Animal Law Program recently announced the recipients of our 2008-2009 Advancement of Animal Law Scholarships. Each of the nine recipients is an active member of his or her Student Animal Legal Defense Fund (SALDF) chapter, has plans to pursue animal law after graduation, and has committed to serving as an alumni SALDF mentor for two years after graduation.
They have also demonstrated outstanding commitment to ALDF’s mission to protect the lives and advance the interests of animals through the legal system. This year’s ALDF Advancement of Animal Law Scholarship winners are:
$5,000 (Third-year law students)
Jessica Almy, New York University
Chelsea Baldwin, Oklahoma City University
Alexis Fox, Lewis and Clark College
Cara Hunt, University of Victoria
Jared Howenstein, South Texas College of Law
Adriana Martin, University of New Mexico
$2,500 (Second-year and part-time law students)
Allison Luxenberg, Ventura College of Law
Kerry Patton, Quinnipiac University
Jennifer Riley, Hofstra University
Congratulations to all these outstanding students!
In May 2018, the Animal Legal Defense Fund filed a unique lawsuit in Oregon on behalf of a severely maltreated horse named Justice. Justice suffered starvation, frostbite, and other grave injuries due to his owner’s failure to provide him with basic care.September 13, 2018 Animal Law Update