Animal Legal Defense Fund

Type: Organization
Name: Animal Legal Defense Fund
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Kangaroo courts are coming…

My opinion since moving to Washington, DC – where you can’t swing a dead cat without hitting a law school graduate – is the world has enough lawyers.  However, there are times when lawyers are welcome because they’re very necessary.  Today there’s an ... [Published Brownfield Network - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Animal welfare group seeks ban on shelter gassing in NC

A national animal welfare advocacy organization this week formally asked North Carolina to prohibit the routine use of carbon monoxide to euthanize animals at shelters.The Animal Legal Defense Fund, based in California, is petitioning the N.C. Board of ... [Published Raleigh News & Observer - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Hometown hero

Great job Cobb County GA animal welfare advocates! You speak and law makers and prosecutors listen. Cobb County GA District Attorney Vic Reynolds is cracking down on animal abuse. Soon after taking office last year he starts Georgia's first ever animal ... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Block animal testing: California Senate urges U.S. to join ban

In another step forward in the campaign to end animal testing in cosmetics, California's Senate approved a measure by State Senator Marty Block urging the country to follow in other region’s footsteps and implement a ban.The European Union (EU), Norway, ... [Published Cosmetics Design North America - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Horse Cruelty Case in Monterey County

“We ask anyone with knowledge of this abuse to come forward,” said Stephen Wells, executive director of the Animal Legal Defense Fund. “Other animals may be at risk of severe neglect and abandonment.”Under California’s Penal Code § 597s animal abandonment ... [Published San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 2 reports

SJC rules emergency aid exception applies to animals

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) on Friday ruled that the emergency aid exception to search warrants applies to animals as well as humans. The ruling was in response to a reported question in the case Commonwealth vs. Heather Duncan, which ... [Published Wicked Local Marblehead - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Reward offered in horse cruelty case

A $6,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and successful conviction of the person(s) responsible for an abandoned and injured horse found Sunday in rural Monterey County. The under-nourished horse was discovered near San Miguel ... [Published Californian - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

PETA Sues to Stop Riverside County 'Running of the Bulls'…

Animal advocates with PETA and the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) have filed a suit against the company behind a bull-running themed race that's scheduled to stampede through the Temecula area this summer."" promises participants "the rush of a lifetime" ... [Published Banning-Beaumont Patch - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: Ag-gag lawsuit

I am so heartened to see that the ACLU, PETA, Animal Legal Defense Fund, etc., are challenging the acrimonious bill that our governor signed into law. Someone has to step forward and protect our animals from routine cruelty that is all too often the accepted ... [Published Idaho Statesman - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Animal rights crusader

A Burlington Township senior is leading the fight to help New Jersey start an animal abuse registry that would prevent past offenders from buying or adopting pets.This past February, the New York City Council unanimously approved the creation of a citywide ... [Published Burlington Country Times - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Petitions: Federal lawsuits filed to fight Idaho "ag-gag" law

As reported by The Spokesman-Review as well as several other media outlets, the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ADLF) has filed suit in federal court, attempting to overturn the recently-passed "ag-gag" legislation in Idaho, which makes... ... [Published Examiner.com - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 3 reports

Lawsuit filed to save California’s wild horses from mass roundup

, concerning a pending lawsuit filed by animal advocates . This latest action threatening wild horses hopes to intervene in plans by the U.S. Forest Service to gather up the majority of surviving wild horses in Modoc National Forest. The area directly ... [Published Examiner.com - Mar 25 2014]

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...in the workplace," said Professor Erwin Chemerinsky, constitutional law expert and dean at the University of California Irvine School of Law. "I am confident that this law will be struck down under Ninth Circuit and Supreme Court precedents."
"Most people erroneously think because they own their animals, they can treat them as they please, including cruelly" says Sherwin Figueroa, Vice President of the State Bar of Georgia's Animal Law Section...
"Unnecessary cruelty is unforgiveable," Block says. "Animal testing by the cosmetics industry is usually unnecessary and often unreliable. Where other means of ensuring product safety are available, they should be used."
-- Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-Maine): "This bill is nothing but an attempt by chemical companies like Monsanto and giant food industry players to stop grassroots efforts around the country to require GMO labeling. Citizen legislatures like ours in Maine have passed laws saying consumers have the right to know what kind of food they are buying, but this bill would reverse those efforts and block those laws."

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Kangaroo courts are coming… [Published Brownfield Network - Apr 18 2014]
Lawsuit filed to gag Idaho's controversial "ag ... [Published Bandera County Courier - Apr 18 2014]
Animal welfare group seeks ban on shelter gassi... [Published Raleigh News & Observer - Apr 17 2014]
Hometown hero [Published Examiner.com - Apr 16 2014]
Block animal testing: California Senate urges U... [Published Cosmetics Design North America - Apr 15 2014]
Ropes & Gray Amicus Brief Supports Supreme Judi... [Published Ropes & Gray - Apr 15 2014]
Hometown Hero: Law enforcement cracking down on... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Apr 15 2014]
Harlan, Robert D. "Bob" [Published Lincoln Journal Star - Apr 13 2014]
Animal Abuse on the Internet [Published BellaOnline - Apr 12 2014]
Horse Cruelty Case in Monterey County [Published San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center - Apr 11 2014]
SJC rules emergency aid exception applies to an... [Published Wicked Local Marblehead - Apr 11 2014]
Court Rules That Emergency Aid Exception Applie... [Published Hamilton Wenham Patch - Apr 11 2014]
Reward offered in horse cruelty case [Published Californian - Apr 11 2014]
Vermont weighs need for legal defense fund – NI... [Published Politico - Apr 10 2014]
Is California killer whale bill dead? Hardly, a... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Apr 10 2014]
California Senator Urges Ban on Cosmetic Testing [Published Happi - Apr 09 2014]
PETA Sues to Stop Riverside County 'Running of ... [Published Banning-Beaumont Patch - Apr 08 2014]
OUR VIEW: Help elderly by feeding their pets [Published NewBritainHerald.com - Apr 08 2014]
Nassau DA says animal crimes bill ‘stalled’ in ... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 07 2014]
Letter: Ag-gag lawsuit [Published Idaho Statesman - Apr 05 2014]
Proskauer Recognizes Outstanding Pro Bono Work ... [Published Proskauer - Apr 05 2014]
Animal rights crusader [Published Burlington Country Times - Apr 04 2014]
Put down guns, not dogs [Published Washington State University Daily Evergreen - Apr 02 2014]
Petitions: Federal lawsuits filed to fight Ida... [Published Examiner.com - Mar 28 2014]
PETA Lawyer: Making the Case Against Killer Wha... [Published Harvard Law School - The Record - Mar 28 2014]
9 Bizarre Animal Laws [Published Care2 - Mar 27 2014]
Lawsuit filed to save California’s wild horses ... [Published Examiner.com - Mar 25 2014]
Feds sued over plans to remove wild horses in n... [Published HorseTalk.co.nz - Mar 25 2014]
Lawsuit Seeks to Save Forest Land for Wild Horses [Published TheHorse.com - Mar 25 2014]
Agriculture Reporters Likened to Terrorists [Published PrisonPlanet - Mar 25 2014]
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Coalition Files Lawsuit Against Idaho Ag-Gag La... [Published Firedoglake - Mar 18 2014]
You could now be prosecuted if you took a photo of a concentrated animal feeding operation in Idaho. (US government photo) A coalition of groups and journalists are challenging a law passed in Idaho, which makes it possible for anyone who secretly ...
Stetson hosts best-selling mystery novel author... [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - Feb 26 2014]
GULFPORT, Fla., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stetson University College of Law's Student Animal Legal Defense Fund and the Golden Retriever Rescue of Mid-Florida present a talk and book-signing by best-selling mystery novel author and animal ...
Residents of Bankrupt California City Target An... [Published WSJ.com: Bankruptcy Beat - Jan 30 2014]
Melanie Cohen Stockton, Calif., residents who are trying to prevent their animal shelter from prematurely euthanizing abandoned cats and dogs have made it past a key legal hurdle: the city’s bankruptcy case. Earlier this week, a federal judge determined ...
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