Law Student Member Application
Become a Law Student Member
As a law student member, you’ll receive these membership benefits:
- Animal Legal Defense Fund’s newsletter: The Animals’ Advocate
- One issue of Animal Law Review(U.S. members only)
- Email updates on cases, news, and events
- Education and employment opportunities
To join Animal Legal Defense Fund as a student member, complete the Law Student Application below and you’ll be directed to a payment form where you can submit your first year’s membership dues of $15. If you are an Animal Legal Defense Fund student chapter member, your dues are complimentary, so please skip this step.
For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Animal Legal Defense Fund announced the expansion of its Animal Law Course Grant Program to allow accredited law schools to apply for $5,000 grants to fund new introductory and advanced animal law courses, or existing courses that are in danger of being cancelled due to budget cuts.March 1, 2021 Press Release
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