The Animal Legal Defense Fund provides these resources to help you learn how animal protection laws function within the legal system.
Animals and the Law
The field of animal law is complex. Use these articles as a guide to understand the fundamentals.
What You Can Do
Do you need help with a specific legal situation involving an animal? Our guides below are provided with that end in mind.
Find Your Elected Officials
Working with Legislators
Your Experience and Knowledge May Qualify You as an Expert Witness
The Legal Process In The United States: A Criminal Case
Young Advocate Action Kit
Egg Labeling Regulations Guide
Animal Testing: Models for Improvement
The Legal Process In The United States: A Civil Case
Ways to Give
Since 1979, the Animal Legal Defense Fund has been the leader in the fight to win animals the legal protection they so desperately need—and deserve. Your generous support is vital to our continued success.