Filing High Impact Lawsuits that Expand the Protections for Animals Under the Law

The Animal Legal Defense Fund goes to court for animals. From filing high-impact lawsuits to providing amicus curiae briefs, our litigation work is a primary tool in our work to advance the interests of animals. Our team of expert staff attorneys may bring suit themselves, or we may retain outside counsel to represent us. We may file either as a named plaintiff, or as the attorneys for other organizations or individuals. Our civil actions on behalf of animals often include filing amicus curiae briefs arguing the case for recognition of the bonds between humans and nonhuman animals, and filing formal complaints against government agencies charged with enforcing laws meant to protect animals.

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