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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
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
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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
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
By Stephen Tuck, firstname.lastname@example.org/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
The ABA General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Division’s Agriculture Law Committee will be having a webinar on renewable energy law on October 10th at 1pm ET. AALA & SEER members will be able to attended at the sponsor rate. Recording will be available for purchase. Click here for brochure. We’ll be discussing: - Solar power purchase Read More
Just a note that (1) remember that the guest room block closes on Wednesday October 1; and (2) the 2013 program has had several updates. Click here to see the latest version.
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
Interview with AALA Board member Robert Serio.