Student Animal Legal Defense Fund 

Executive Board

President: Brieanah Schwartz
Vice President: Hilary Payne
Treasurer: Ishan Dasgupta

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The University of Maryland School of Law Student Animal Legal Defense Fund (Maryland SALDF) is dedicated to:

  1. Educating the Maryland Law School community about forms of institutionalized animal abuse, 
  2. Fostering awareness of means of combating this abuse through litigation, and 
  3. Providing opportunities for students to network with community, local, and national organizations protecting the lives and interests of animals. 

Student Animal Legal Defense Fund (SALDF) chapters are law student groups that are affiliated with the Animal Legal Defense Fund and share its mission to protect the lives and advance the interests of animals through the legal system. The Animal Legal Defense Fund’s mission is to protect the lives and advance the interests of animals through the legal system.

Contact Student Animal Legal Defense Fund at saldf @ law.umaryland.edu