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How to Advocate for Animals With or Without a Law Degree: Animals in Criminal Law

How to Advocate for Animals With or Without a Law Degree: Animals in Criminal Law

8/6/20 12-1pm PT
Although animals are property under the law, they are property unlike any other. In the context of criminal law, animals can be the victims of crime entitled to certain statutory protections. In this webinar, Senior Staff Attorneys David Rosengard and Jamie Contreras will discuss animals’ status in the context of criminal law.
Using Local Legislation to Protect Animals: Fur Bans

Using Local Legislation to Protect Animals: Fur Bans

8/20/20 12-1pm PT
Learn how to fight back against the cruel fur industry by passing a fur ban in your community! Led by Animal Legal Defense Fund Campaigns Manager Elizabeth Holtz, this webinar will walk you through the mechanics of fur production, the policy issues — including animal cruelty, environmental impacts, and public health — and more.
Impact Report: Quarter Two 2020

Impact Report: Quarter Two 2020

8/26/20 12-1pm PT
This year has been busy for the Animal Legal Defense Fund! Join Stephen Wells, Executive Director, and Kathleen Schatzmann, Senior Legislative Affairs Manager, as they discuss current cases and projects, plus what’s planned for the rest of the year, with special focus on the Legislative Affairs Program.

What Judges Need to Know about Animal Cruelty, Child Abuse, and Juvenile Offending – Part II Animal Cruelty and Juvenile Offending
August 10, 2020
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Farmed Animals: Animal Cruelty, Health Impacts, and Strategies Moving Forward 2020
August 20, 2020
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What Can Animal Law Learn From Environmental Law?
September 17, 2020
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The Status of Animals in Criminal Animal Cruelty Cases: What Animal Protection Professionals Need to Know
September 29, 2020
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28th Annual Animal Law Conference
October 23, 2020
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Understanding Wildlife Animal Cruelty
October 29, 2020
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