Puppy Mills 2017
Presented by Lora Dunn, June 6, 2017
Lora Dunn, Director of the Animal Legal Defense Fund Criminal Justice Program, teaches participants how to navigate the legal landscape of animal cruelty prosecutions, from crime scene to courtroom. This webinar will focus on large-scale cases, such as hoarding and puppy mills, in discussing some of the common challenges prosecutors and law enforcement face when working to achieve justice for animal victims. Alternatives to prosecution, such as civil nuisance abatement laws, will also be discussed.
This webinar has already taken place. You can watch a recording of the session here.
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