Animal Law Opportunities
Animal Legal Defense Fund Opportunities
At the Animal Legal Defense Fund, we want to help students find a meaningful way to merge their passion for animals with their profession. There are many ways for law students and new graduates to get involved! Apply for a clerkship or fellowship, submit an essay for our writing contest, or apply for a scholarship. Check out our Opportunities in Animal Law packet for even more suggestions on how to get active in this dynamic and cutting-edge area of the law.
Today the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota issued a critical ruling in favor of wolves’ legal protection — determining that gray wolves are not excluded from the Endangered Species Act even if they have some detectable dog genes.June 14, 2019 News
The New York City Council is considering Intro 1425, the Carriage Horse Heat Relief Bill. Intro 1425 strengthens protections for carriage horses forced to work in extreme heat. We need your help to ensure this important bill is passed.June 11, 2019 Action Alert
On Tuesday, June 4th, the Animal Legal Defense Fund and The Humane Society of the United States hosted their first joint California Humane Lobby Day. Nearly 100 animal advocates gathered in Sacramento to lobby legislators on five animal protection bills.June 5, 2019 News