Animal Law Events
28th Annual Animal Law ConferenceOctober 23, 2020 9:30 AM to October 25, 2020 1:30 PM
PT – Pacific Time
Join the Animal Legal Defense Fund and Center for Animal Law Studies at Lewis & Clark Law School for the 28th Annual Animal Law Conference. This 3-day virtual conference will take place on October 23 – 25, 2020.
This year’s conference theme – Impacts on Animals in a Changing Climate – focuses on some of the most pressing issues facing animals today. Attendees will hear from attorneys, professors, community organizers and other experts on a wide range of topics, including: the impact of our food choices on animals and the environment; how our use and treatment of animals can lead to pandemics; litigation, legislation, and regulatory strategies to protect animals and the environment; and other timely topics.
The Animal Legal Defense Fund, the preeminent legal advocate for animals, released the first in a series of white papers providing policy recommendations to reduce our heightened risk from zoonotic diseases like COVID-19 and the next global pandemic, which need only a human-animal interaction to arise.June 30, 2020 Press Release
The Animal Legal Defense Fund has launched a series of billboards, in English and Spanish, surrounding the JBS slaughterhouse in Greeley, Colorado — offering an online tip portal where industrial animal agriculture workers can report any concerns, including worker safety, animal abuse and depopulation, and illegal disposal of animals’ bodies.June 30, 2020 Press Release
The Animal Legal Defense Fund announced that the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California has denied the California Department of Food and Agriculture’s (CDFA) motion to dismiss the lawsuit filed on behalf of Miyoko’s Creamery (Miyoko’s).June 26, 2020 Press Release