May 16, 2018
In this episode, Paul discusses the recent jury verdict in the North Carolina Hog Farm Nuisance Cases involving Murphy-Brown Farms. The verdict initially awarded the plaintiffs $50 million in punitive damages, but this has been reduced to $3 million. Prior to this decision, the judge had ruled that North Carolina's...
Jan 18, 2017
The Iowa Court of Appeals recently ruled that the state's right-to-farm law was unconstitutional as applied to a landowner next door to a hog farm. In this episode, Paul discusses the McIlrath v. Prestage Farms of Iowa, L.L.C. decision.
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Sep 14, 2016
In this episode, Mayhah Suri, extension environmental specialist, interviews Paul Goeringer, extension legal specialist, over Right-to-Farm laws. Mayhah and Paul cover the basics of Right-to-Farm laws, what Maryland's law does, and the developing issue of Right-to-Farm constitutional amendments that some states are...