The Animal Legal Defense Fund’s mission is to protect the lives and advance the interests of animals through the legal system.

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Court Orders Fraudulent Puppy Traffickers to Cease Selling Animals While Case Proceeds

Preliminary relief granted in lawsuit alleging Kenney family has defrauded customers and harmed puppies in violation of California law
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Reward Increased to $25,000 Following Reports of Additional Dead Pelicans

Public reports two additional pelicans, total of 34 victims
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$5,000 Reward Offered for Information about Drone Crash in California

Animal Legal Defense Fund offers reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for operating and crash-landing a drone at the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve in Orange County
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$5,000 Reward Offer for Information about Attacks on Pelicans in California

Animal Legal Defense Fund increases reward offer for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible for attacking over 30 pelicans in Orange County, California
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Judge Says Lawsuit Aimed at Holding USDA Responsible for Protecting Pigs and Consumers Will Proceed

A federal judge ruled that a lawsuit brought in February 2020 by seven animal protection groups against the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) can move forward.
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Dozens of Diverse Public Interest Groups and Public Figures File Amicus Brief Urging Court to Hear Climate Change Lawsuit

Extinction Rebellion San Francisco Bay Area, Oceanic Global, and actor Mark Ruffalo file amicus brief in support of lawsuit arguing a constitutional right to nature, which would prompt federal climate action
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Lawsuit Alleges USDA Fails to Protect Consumers from Deceptive Chicken and Turkey Product Labeling

Animal Legal Defense Fund asserts USDA allows Perdue Farms and others to misleadingly represent factory farmed animals in pastoral imagery
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Animal Advocates Urge USDA to Withhold License from Troubled Puerto Rico Zoo

In a letter to the USDA, the Animal Legal Defense Fund and others explain the zoo has repeatedly violated standards of the Animal Welfare Act
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$5,000 Reward Offered for Information about Bound Alligator in Florida

Animal Legal Defense Fund offers reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible for binding an alligator in Seminole County, Florida
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