The Student Animal Legal Defense Fund (SALDF) is dedicated to providing a forum for education, advocacy, and scholarship aimed at protecting the lives and advancing the interest of animals through the legal system, and raising the profile of the field of animal law, within Southwestern Law School, as well as the legal community.
The activities of the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund include:
- Hosting speakers, debates, and conferences on current issues
- Carrying out research projects for lawyers and organizations promoting animal welfare and animal rights litigation
- Networking with students at other law schools, colleges, universities, and high schools
- Conducting educational events such as information tables and video screenings on pertinent issues
Students, faculty and staff of Southwestern may view a list of current Student Organization contacts on (log-in required). All others may contact the Student Affairs Office at (213) 738-6716 or for additional information.