New Directors for 2014-15

President-Elect ANNE “BETH” CROCKER Ms. Crocker has been a member of the American Agricultural Law Association since 1998, and previously was elected to serve as a Director on the AALA Board from 2010 – 2013, as well as serving on the Awards Committee from 2008 – 2013.  She currently serves on the Communications Committee and Read More ›

Agricultural Law Bibliography: 1st Quarter 2014

By Drew L. Kershen, Professor of Law (emeritus), The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK   Bankruptcy Farmers             Chapter 12 Comment, The Farmer and the Tax Man: the Scope of the Tax Forgiveness Provision in Chapter 12 Bankruptcy, 78 Mo. L. Rev. 243-298  (2013).   Biotechnology Clark, Ryan & Kerr, Direct Democracy, State Governments, and the Re-energized GMO Read More ›

AALA Listserv – Join now

As an AALA member, you have access to the members-only listserv.  The listserv is a great networking tool that helps members stay up to date on a diverse range of agricultural law issues.  Subscribing is easy – simply click on this link to send an email to the AALA Executive Director and include the email Read More ›

Northeast AALA Ag Law Regional Conference: June 6, 2014

The AALA held a one-day regional conference June 6, 2014 at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law in Baltimore, MD. The regional conference offered an opportunity to discuss today’s most important northeast regional and national agricultural law issues with professionals from around the country. Forty-six individuals  attended: 3 students register, 11 Read More ›

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 ›

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 ›

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 ›

Kentucky Nuisance Case

In a recent decision, the United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky has decertified a class action involving claims for permanent nuisance pending against several livestock producers (Powell v. Tosh, W.D. Ky., No. 09-00121).  In March of 2012, the Hon. Thomas B. Russell had certified a class of residents living within 1.25 miles Read More ›