A new ordinance in Chicago stops so-called puppy mills from selling in the city.
Five major farm states have joined a lawsuit seeking to block a California law that would impose stricter animal-welfare standards on egg-producing farms.
Animal rights groups are calling for no raffle of the 27 puppy survivors of a pet store fire.
The AALL Animal Law Caucus was formed in 2010 to support the efforts of law librarians, academics and practitioners in the research, teaching, scholarship, and practice of animal law. Its purpose is to recognize and further the ongoing work of AALL members in this growing area of law.
The Animal Law Caucus is a legal resource for non-human, animal related humane issues, which arise from and have an effect upon our legal system.
a) monitor and provide comment on relevant
legislation and policy-making decisions
at various levels of government
b) offer legal education programs on animal
c) compile and provide access via the website
to relevant statutes, court decisions, and
administrative determinations and reports
d) raise the profile of the field of animal law.