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Animal Law on Agenda for AALA Annual Conference

  • October 15, 2013

Posted October 15, 2013   Animal law will be prominently featured at the upcoming 34th Annual Conference of the American Agricultural...

(When) Can Private Citizens Enforce States’ Animal Welfare Laws?

  • October 4, 2013

Posted October 4, 2013 The National Agricultural Law Center and the American Agricultural Law Association are co-sponsoring a webinar titled,...

CDC Report Connects Animal Agriculture with Antibiotic Resistance

  • September 20, 2013

Posted September 20, 2013   The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released a report on the threats of...

Judge Rules EPA Can Enforce Nutrient Standards in Chesapeake Bay

  • September 19, 2013

Posted September 19, 2013   A federal judge upheld the Environmental Protection Agency’s plan to set and enforce nutrient standards in...

EPA and Iowa Reach Agreement on CAFO Oversight

  • September 17, 2013

Posted September 17, 2013   The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) have reached an...

Online CLE Program Will Address Private Citizen Enforcement of Animal Welfare Laws

  • September 16, 2013

Posted September 16, 2013 The National Agricultural Law Center and the American Agricultural Law Association are co-sponsoring a webinar titled,...

Upcoming Webinar/CLE: Private Citizen Enforcement of Animal Welfare Laws

  • September 5, 2013

Posted September 5, 2013 On October 10, 2013 from 12 – 1 p.m. (CDT), the National Agricultural Law Center and...

Federal Judge Denies Defendants’ Attorneys’ Fees in MD Water Pollution Case

  • September 4, 2013

  Posted September 4, 2013   A U.S. District Court judge denied defendants’ motion for $3 million dollars in attorneys’ fees...

Plaintiffs, EPA Reach Settlement; EPA Not to Seek New CAFO Regulations

  • August 23, 2013

Posted August 23, 2013 According to an agreement with the Chesapeake BayFoundation (CBF), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will not...

Florida Appellate Court Awards Former Hog Farmer $505,000 Over Confinement Amendment

  • July 30, 2013

Posted: July 30, 2013 In terms of farm animal confinement laws, Florida is where it all began, when it passed a...

North Carolina Developing New Approach to Award of Attorney Fees in Right to Farm Law

  • July 19, 2013

Posted:  July 19, 2013 The topic of nuisance and right to farm statutes has been red hot over the past couple...

Arkansas Rice Farmers’ Lawsuit Against Poultry Companies Over Arsenic Dismissed With Prejudice

  • March 5, 2013

Judge Brian S. Miller, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas, has dismissed with prejudice a lawsuit brought...

Concerns Arise Over Whether Sequestration Will Cause USDA To Furlough Meat Inspectors

  • February 13, 2013

In a February 8 article, Reuters reported on the Obama Administration warning that sequestration cuts currently scheduled for March 1 “may...

HSUS Files Suit Against NPPC Funding

  • September 24, 2012

Earlier today, the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) filed suit against the United States Department of Agriculture in...

NCBA Committee Chair Opposes Federal Animal Ag Mandate

  • June 14, 2012

Drovers CattleNetwork reports that the National Cattlemens’ Beef Association Chairman of the Cattle Health and Well-Being Committee has concerns over provisions...