Animal Law Events
Animals & Environmentalism: A Legal Perspective in the Wake of a Global PandemicApril 23, 2021 6:45 AM to April 23, 2021 10:30 AM
PT – Pacific Time
Join Christine Ball-Blakely, staff attorney with the Animal Legal Defense Fund as she presents with others on animals & environmentalism with a legal perspective in the wake of a global pandemic.
The Northern Illinois University Law Review traditionally hosts a one-day Symposium each spring comprised of keynote speakers, visual presentations, and a panel of legal experts who share their views on a preselected legal topic. The Law Review is pleased to announce the Spring 2021 symposium topic "Animals & Environmentalism: A Legal Perspective in the Wake of a Global Pandemic." This virtual event will take place on April 23, 2021 and will explore how the legal system plays a part in the prevention and control of zoonotic diseases and what laws and regulations, or lack thereof, impact the spread.
The United States District Court for the Northern District of California ruled in favor of the Animal Legal Defense Fund and its co-plaintiffs, denying an attempt by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to dismiss a lawsuit against the agency.February 23, 2021 Press Release
A Courtroom Animal Advocate Program (CAAP) bill, S.2868/A.4533, which would allow law students and volunteer lawyers to advocate for animal victims in cruelty criminal cases, unanimously passed the New Jersey Senate. The bill is sponsored by Senator Nicholas Scutari and Assemblyman Raj Mukherji and endorsed by the Animal Legal Defense Fund.February 19, 2021 Press Release
The Animal Legal Defense Fund, the nation’s preeminent legal advocacy organization for animals, has released the 15th annual year-end U.S. Animal Protection Laws Rankings Report (2020), ranking the animal protection laws of all 50 states.February 17, 2021 Press Release