This is the "Home" page of the "Get An "A" In: Animal Law" guide.
Alternate Page for Screenreader Users
Skip to Page Navigation
Skip to Page Content

Get An "A" In: Animal Law  

A doggone good guide...
Last Updated: Aug 4, 2016 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

Home Print Page

CALI Lessons

CALI lessons allow you to work through different rules and doctrines in an interactive format in which you answer questions and explain your reasoning.

For Animal Law lessons click here.

*Ask at the Reference Desk for the CALI authorization code to register your username and password


Selected Websites

  • Animal Legal & Historical Web Center
    Created and maintained by the Michigan State University College of Law, this site provides links to selected U.S. and international cases, state statutes, news articles, and journal articles addressing animal issues. Researchers should, as always, independently validate cases located on the site.
  • Animal Legal Defense Fund, Laws & Cases
    This portion of the ALDF website provides lists of animal protection laws for the U.S. and Canada, model animal protection laws, a manual for legal advocates, and a number of other excellent sources on legal issues affecting animals.
  • ALDF's Animal Protection Laws of the United States of America & Canada
    Now in its sixth edition, Animal Protection Laws is a great resource for animal law researchers and advocates. The resource includes a detailed survey of general animal protection and related statutes for all U.S. states and Canada. To download the resource, you must complete a request form. Upon ALDF's receipt of the same, an email will be sent to you including a link that may be used to download the resource.
  • Center for Animal Law Studies
    The Center for Animal Law Studies is an animal law think tank that offers guidance and support for the Animal Law Program at the Lewis & Clark Law School. Selected publications are linked on the site.




Some Good Study Aids for Animal Law

All the books below are in the Reserve Room.  Older editions available for checkout can be found at the same call number on the 5th floor.

Cover Art
Animal Law in a Nutshell - Pamela Frasch; Katherine Hessler; Sonia Waisman
Call Number: Reserve KF390.5.A5 F73 2016
ISBN: 9781634602792



Animal Law Blog
A practitioner from Illinois writes this blog 

Animal Blawg
Animal Blawg has been in operation since October 2008. It is written by two law professors and a law student from Pace Law School.

The Animal Legal Defense Fund Blog is a source for commentary and analysis of legislation and and case law nationwide.



Selected Websites

  • Humane Society of the United States
    This site provides links to PDF copies of white papers authored by HSUS on farm animal welfare, as well as statistics on U.S. farm animal slaughter, per capita meat, egg, and dairy, consumption, and on the top five states factory farms.
  • International Institute for Animal Law
    This site provides access to legislation and cases pertaining to the rights and welfare of animals. Links are provided to both pending legislation and existing laws, as well as model animal laws and case law digests.
  • Pet-Abuse.Com
    Pet-Abuse.Com is a national animal protection organization that researches and tracks incidents of criminal animal cruelty. Among the great resources available on this site: the Online Animal Cruelty Database, Convicted Abuser database, CaseWatch, and National CourtWatch.
  • The National Agricultural Law Center
    Provides a select list of major statutes, regulations, cases, and reference sources on animal welfare issues, with a particular focus on law governing agriculture.

Loading  Loading...