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9 Oct 2019, 6:39 am by Nancy E. Halpern, D.V.M.
In federal litigation in North Carolina, the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) admitted that they have used undercover investigators to gather video and audio evidence of what they believe to be unethical or illegal treatment of animals. [read post]
31 Aug 2019, 7:23 am by Allan Blutstein
“The decision from the Ninth Circuit is a major victory for public advocates using the Freedom of Information Act,” said Christopher Berry, senior staff attorney for plaintiff Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF).ALDF and three other groups sued the USDA in 2017 after it abruptly pulled animal welfare compliance data offline, a move the plaintiffs say frustrates their missions to fight animal cruelty and monitor government enforcement.Read more here. [read post]
13 Aug 2019, 3:19 pm by Allan Blutstein
Dep't of Agriculture, the ALDF had asked that a Freedom of Information Act request be expedited; the statute calls for such expedited processing when "failure to obtain requested records on an expedited basis … could reasonably be expected to pose an imminent threat to the life or physical safety of an individual. [read post]
13 Aug 2019, 9:57 am by Eugene Volokh
In March 2017, ALDF learned from a veterinarian with special expertise in tigers that Tony was suffering from serious health issues. [read post]
14 Jul 2019, 9:02 pm by Dan Flynn
And last month, the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF), Animal Equality, Center for Biological Diversity and Food Chain Workers Alliance sued Prayer Creek Farm and Tuscaloosa, AL-based Peco Foods Inc. over the new cause of civil action in Arkansas. [read post]
14 Jun 2019, 12:25 pm by Sherry F. Colb
”Though it sounds helpful, the enforcement memo is actually useless, as ALDF’s Amanda Howell explains in this Animal Law Podcast. [read post]
23 Apr 2019, 9:04 pm by Dan Flynn
They include Rita Bettis Austen of the American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa; Matthew Liebman, Cristina Stella and Kelsey Eberly of Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF); and professors Justin Marceau and Alan Chen of the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, who are of counsel to ALDF. [read post]
26 Mar 2019, 9:08 pm by Dan Flynn
” The two largest organizations among the Plaintiffs are Food & Water Watch, which reported $17 million in annual revenues on 2016 federal tax -exemption forms, and the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF). [read post]
13 Jan 2019, 9:52 am by Sabrina I. Pacifici
” “Ag-Gag laws are a pernicious attempt by animal exploitation industries to hide some of the worst forms of animal abuse in the United States,” ALDF Executive Director Stephen Wells said in a statement. [read post]
3 Dec 2018, 8:32 am by Amy Howe
As the case came to the Supreme Court, the ALDF had asked the justices to weigh in on the constitutionality of a federal immigration law that gives the secretary power to waive those requirements when they would hinder “expeditious construction” of barriers. [read post]
30 Aug 2018, 9:05 pm by Dan Flynn
 ALDF is the foremost court advocate for animal activists, many of whom see lab-cultured products as the route for ending animal agriculture. [read post]
6 Jun 2018, 9:00 pm by Dan Flynn
It was a victory for a long list of activists involving animal, food, and media interests including lawyers representing the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF). [read post]
6 Jun 2018, 3:01 am by Walter Olson
Howard; British restrictions on trial reporting wrongly infringe on liberty of press, but at core of Tommy Robinson affair is old-fashioned contempt of court [Daniel Hannan, Washington Examiner] Animal Legal Defense Fund argues animals should have standing to sue persons who abuse them, opening many new employment opportunities for lawyers at places like ALDF [KATU; related, recent Ninth Circuit monkey-selfie ruling] Tags: animal rights, Philadelphia, trademarks, United Kingdom … [read post]
28 Feb 2018, 9:01 pm by Dan Flynn
It was a victory for the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF); the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU); People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA); and other animal and civil liberties activists. [read post]