New Voices in Animal Law Writing Contest
Animal Legal Defense Fund
The Animal Legal Defense Fund hosts an annual New Voices in Animal Law Writing Contest! This contest is open to all student chapter* members.**
Applicants are encouraged to pull from their personal experiences and craft a narrative that demonstrates understanding, reflection, and insight into the current state of animal law as well as what the future may hold.
**The award for the writing contest is generously funded by a grant aimed at creating opportunities for student chapter members.
Laurel Tallent, 3L at Florida State University College of Law, is the winner of our second New Voices in Animal Law Writing Contest!June 19, 2018 Student Chapters
Emily Bowen, at Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, is the winner of our first New Voices in Animal Law Writing Contest!October 30, 2017 Student Chapters
Lawsuit Filed Against USDA For Lack of Transparency into Inspection Process of Primate Research FacilitiesToday, the Animal Legal Defense Fund and Rise for Animals filed a lawsuit against the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) for the agency’s failure to respond to a request for public records related to the inconsistent inspection process of nonhuman primate research facilities.October 16, 2020 Press Release