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Provides access to legislation and legal matters pertaining to the rights and welfare of animals. From the International Institute for Animal Law and the National Anti-Vivisection Society.
Animal Legal & Historical Center
Comprehensive and well-organized site with links to case law, statutes, topics with explanations, legal articles, and international materials. From Michigan State University College of Law.
Animal Legal Defense Fund
Information on animal rights advocacy, link to statutes and cases.
Animal Rights in the Human Legal System
Compilation of new and notable legal resources on animal rights and welfare.
Timeline of animal welfare and rights laws, includes chart setting out differences in philosophy of animal use proponents, animal welfare groups, and animal rights groups.
Animal Welfare Information Center
Mandated by the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) to provide information for improved animal care and use in research, testing, teaching, and exhibition.
Connects professionals with animal welfare tools and resources.
Center for Animal Law Studies
From Lewis & Clark Law School, includes information on advocacy and links to statutes and cases.
International Wildlife Law
provides links to information on ecotourism, conservation laws, and animal welfare around the world.
National Agricultural Law Center
From the University of Arkansas School of Law, includes information on a wide variety of agricultural topics, including animal law.
Nonhuman Rights Project
The mission of the Nonhuman Rights Project is, through education and litigation, to change the common law status of at least some nonhuman animals from mere “things,” which lack the capacity to possess any legal right, to “persons,” who possess such fundamental rights as bodily integrity and bodily liberty, and those other legal rights to which evolving standards of morality, scientific discovery, and human experience entitle them.
Species Unite is a 501(c)(3) organization working to stop animal suffering. They have a podcast which features different animal activists and there fight to help different species around the globe.
Tom Regan Animal Rights Archive
Archives and animal rights research from North Carolina State University.