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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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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The Animal Legal Defense Fund has been recognized with nonprofit evaluator Guidestar’s Platinum Seal of Transparency.
Chelsea Handler, Ethan Hawke, Bill Maher, and Dozens of Celebrities Urge New Jersey Legislators to Ban Gestation and Veal Crates

Chelsea Handler, Ethan Hawke, Bill Maher, and Dozens of Celebrities Urge New Jersey Legislators to Ban Gestation and Veal Crates

Taissa Farmiga, Debbie Harry, and Stevie Van Zandt, and more join the Animal Legal Defense Fund to protect farmed animals
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Court Urged to Closely Scrutinize Agencies’ Redactions of Public Records

The Animal Legal Defense Fund files amicus brief seeking to prevent industries from using public record exemptions to hide information from the public.
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$5,000 Added to Reward Offer in “Trump” Manatee Case

Animal Legal Defense Fund increases reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible for harassing manatee in Citrus County, Florida
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Big Cat Public Safety Act Reintroduced in Senate

Bill aims to help end the rampant abuse of tigers and other big cats in captivity by banning private possession
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The $25,000 scholarship will be awarded to a rising second-year eligible law student attending any U.S. law school, and includes a clerkship with the nonprofit’s Criminal Justice Program
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The $25,000 scholarship is available to a second-year law student at the University, and includes a clerkship with the nonprofit

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