2014 AALA Northeast Regional Conference

Welcome We invite you to the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law in Baltimore, Maryland for the regional conference of the American Agricultural Law Association. This regional conference offers an opportunity to discuss today’s most important northeast regional and national agricultural law issues with professionals from around the country. Join us for Read More ›

AALA Listserv – Join now

The AALA and National Agricultural Law Center offer an agricultural law listserv to AALA members.  If you would like to participate in the listserv, send an e-mail to Robert Achenbach (click here) with the e-mail address you want to use on the listserv.

New directors

Jesse J. Richardson, Jr. Jesse J. Richardson, Jr. is a practicing attorney and the Lead Land Use Attorney at the Land Use and Sustainable Development Law Clinic at the West Virginia University College of Law. Jesse has also been an Associate Professor at Virginia Tech. Prior to his academic endeavors, Jesse was in private practice Read More ›

Agricultural Law Bibliography: 3rd Quarter 2013

By Drew L. Kershen, Professor of Law, The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK   Administrative Law Alexandre, Justice Kagan’s Presidential Administration and Bioengineered Foods: Making the Case for Congressional Guidance as a Check to Presidential Policy Setting, 46 Ind. L. Rev. 256-310 (2013).   Agricultural Law:  Attorney Roles and Educational Programs Vilsack & Bittleman, Faith Read More ›

Agricultural Law Bibliography: 4th Quarter 2013

By Drew L. Kershen, Professor of Law, The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK   Administrative Law Heinzerling, Undue Process at the FDA: Antibiotics, Animal Feed, and Agency Intransigence, 37 Vt.  L. Rev. 1007-1031 (2013).   Animals — Animal Rights Cassuto, Environment, Ethics, and the Factory Farm, 54 S. Tex. L. Rev. 579-585 (2013). Kelch, A Short History of Read More ›

Farmers’ rights to destroy a dog at large in Australia

By Stephen Tuck and  Simon Pogue*, Riordan Legal, Shepparton, Australia Mosdall v Mountney, Magistrates Court of Victoria at Shepparton, 17 September 2013 (reported in the Shepparton News on 18 September 2013). Facts The farming property of a resident in Australia’s Goulburn Valley was repeatedly entered by a dog at large, owned by a neighbor. Despite Read More ›

Water misappropriation in Australia

By Stephen Tuck, Riordan Legal,  Shepparton, Australia Goulburn-Murray Water v N & P De Maio & Co (Magistrate Armour, Shepparton Magistrates Court, 22 October 2013, reported in Shepparton News, 23 October 2013 at p. 3) Background The defendant was a corporation which operated an orchard utilising irrigation water though a system operated by the plaintiff. Read More ›

Wind farm ruled nuisance in France

By Stephen Tuck, sdt@riordanlegal.com/au Owners of Le Château de Flers v La Compagnie du Vent (Tribunal de Grande Instance, Montpellier, Le Figaro, 2 October 2013) The outcome of an action in nuisance by the owners of a property in northern France against the operators of a wind farm was reported on the website of Parisian Read More ›