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Upcoming Events

Animal Legal Defense Fund's
12th Annual Animal Law Reception at the
Association of American Law Schools Meeting

The Animal Legal Defense Fund invites you to join us at our 12th Annual Animal Law Reception to meet staff members from the Animal Legal Defense Fund's Animal Law Program, network with like-minded supporters, and hear about our latest legal victories.

Date: January 4, 2019 - 5:30 PM to January 4, 2019 - 7:30 PM
Location: Hilton New Orleans Riverside, Pelican Room (Riverside Building)
Details: To find out more and buy tickets, RSVP on EventBrite by December 31, 2018.

Animal Legal Defense Fund's 12th Annual Animal Law Reception at AALS
January 4, 2019
Hilton New Orleans Riverside, Pelican Room (Riverside Building)
New Orleans, Louisiana
United States
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UCLA Animal Law Conference: Public Values in Conflict with Animal Agribusiness Practices
February 23, 2019
Room 1347, Main corridor, UCLA School of Law
Los Angeles, California
United States
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April 20, 2019
Manchester community college
Manchester, New Hampshire
United States
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Red & Green VegFest Albuquerque
August 10, 2019
JCC Of Albuquerque
Albuquerque, New Mexico
United States
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  • Animal Legal Defense Fund Sues Washington Roadside Zoo

    Animal Legal Defense Fund filed a lawsuit against Olympic Game Farm, a roadside drive-through zoo in Sequim, Washington, for maintaining animals in squalid conditions in violation of the Endangered Species Act and state animal protection laws.
    December 18, 2018 Press Release
  • Animal Legal Defense Fund: 2018 Year in Review

    As 2019 approaches, we’re looking back at our biggest legal victories for animals over the last 12 months. These are just a few highlights – watch the video from Executive Director Stephen Wells to learn about all the legal advances we made for animals.
  • Update on the Farm Bill

    This week the Farm Bill was approved by the U.S. House and Senate. The bill includes important provisions that will protect animals, and most importantly, does not contain the King amendment.
    December 13, 2018 News