Animal Law Academy
The Animal Legal Defense Fund’s Animal Law Academy provides articles, educational webinars, and CLEs covering both substantive and practical topics in animal law written and presented by experts in the field. These are a convenient way to learn more about the rapidly developing field of animal law while staying up-to-date on the latest news.
Our webinars are an opportunity to learn about important issues currently facing animals in the legal system and are suitable for anyone interested in animal law, current and future law students, attorneys, legal professionals and animal advocates.
Legislative Affairs Program Mid-Year Review
Animal Law Update
The Animal Law Update is a series highlighting legal and policy developments in the rapidly emerging field of animal law.
Ecuador’s Constitutional Court Rules Wild Animals Are Subjects of Legal Rights Under the Rights of Nature
Madrid Court Awards Joint Custody of a Dog in a Pioneering Ruling
The Animal Legal Defense Fund’s staff have published articles about various topics in animal law in a variety of publications.
A Dog Is Not A Stereo: The Role Of Animal Sentience In Determining The Scope Of Owner Privacy Interests Under Oregon Law
Out To Save The World: The Intersection Of Animal Welfare Law, Environmental Law, And Respect For Fragile Ecosystems
Advancement of Animal Law Scholarships
Advancement of Animal Law Scholarships are available to law student members of our student chapters and are awarded based upon demonstrated commitment to the Animal Legal Defense Fund’s mission.
2021 Advancement of Animal Law Scholarship Recipients
Animal Law Books & PeriodicalsDownload this list of Animal Legal Defense Fund publications ti find out more about animal law.
U.S. Supreme Court Upholds California’s Landmark Proposition 12 Animal Cruelty LawThe Animal Legal Defense Fund has helped defend California’s right to enact the strongest farmed animal protection law in the countryMay 11, 2023 Press Release
USDA Restricting Access to Plant-Based Milks in National School Lunch Program is Dietary RacismProposed rule would maintain an unnecessarily complicated and confusing process for children to get access to plant-based milkMay 11, 2023 Press Release