Protecting Our Constitutional Right to Liberty
的 Animal Legal Defense Fund filed a lawsuit to protect Americans’ right to be let alone and to compel federal government action on climate change.
Awaiting response from federal government
的 Animal Legal Defense Fund filed a lawsuit to protect Americans’ right to liberty, which courts have called the right to be let alone, and to compel federal government action on climate change.
的 原告 包括科学家, 自然爱好者, and wildlife advocates who are no longer able to safely conduct their research or interact with nature because of the increased severity of wildfires, 泥石流, and avalanches; disappearing snowpack and edible plants; and flash flooding, all of which have been altered due to damage caused by climate change.
Who is being sued, why, and under what law? 的 lawsuit has been brought against the United States, the U.S. 内政部 and its Secretary, the U.S. 农业部 and its Secretary, the U.S. 环境保护署 及其部长，以及美国.S. Department of Defense and its Secretary.
这个诉讼是在哪个法院提起的? 的 United States District Court for the District of Oregon
为什么这个案例很重要: This case brings together the animal protection community, 环保人士, 和人权倡导者. 动物, 环境, and human beings are all threatened by climate change, and so these three communities are working together with a joint mission.
Climate change caused by carbon emissions presents critical and urgent threats to life on this planet — and to our constitutional rights. A recent study published in Nature finds that human activity has changed more than 77 percent of land, 不包括南极洲. As society becomes increasingly urbanized and digitally connected, the only place where the constitutional right to liberty truly exists is in America’s public lands.
诉讼是必要的, because only the federal government has the ability and power to take the necessary actions to reduce carbon emissions to an effective degree.
Dozens of Diverse Public Interest Groups and Public Figures File Amicus Brief Urging Court to Hear 气候变化 Lawsuit
Dozens of Diverse Public Interest Groups and Public Figures File Amicus Brief Urging Court to Hear 气候变化 LawsuitExtinction Rebellion San Francisco Bay Area, 海洋全球, and actor Mark Ruffalo file amicus brief in support of lawsuit arguing a constitutional right to nature, which would prompt federal climate action2021年6月29日 365平台APP下载稿
Lawsuit Filed Against USDA For Lack of Transparency into Inspection Process of Primate Research Facilities今天, the Animal Legal Defense Fund and Rise for 动物 filed a lawsuit against the United States 农业部 (USDA) under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) for the agency’s failure to respond to a request for public records related to the inconsistent inspection process of nonhuman primate research facilities.2020年10月16日 365平台APP下载稿
今天 a coalition of public interest groups, including the Animal Legal Defense Fund, filed a legal petition with the Oregon Water 资源 Commission requesting it restrict new mega dairy’s use of groundwater in areas in eastern Oregon where special protections are needed.2020年10月5日 365平台APP下载稿
Challenging the USDA for Public Records of Inspection Process at Nonhuman Primates Research Facilities
Animal Legal Defense Fund and Rise for 动物 v. United States 农业部
New England Anti-Vivisection Society v. Goldentyer