In this episode, Paul discusses the recent Ninth Circuit Ruling that found a portion of Idaho’s ag gag law constutional, reversing a lower court decision that found the entire law unconstitutional. This ruling may open up new opportunities for these laws if written properly.
In this episode, Paul is joined by Tiffany Lashmet from Texas AgriLife Extension to discuss the top legal issues in agriculture for 2017. This is a joint podcast with Ag Law in the Field.
In this episode, Paul discusses a recent 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling holding that Wyoming’s Data Trespass law violated the First Amendment of the U.S. Constutition. This law has been seen by many to be a version of an ag-gag law. Paul also gives producers tips on what can be done that is still constitutional.
In this episode, Paul discusses a recent federal court ruling in Utah holding Utah’s “ag-gag” law violates the U.S Constitution. This marks the second time a federal district court has found a state’s ag-gag law unconstitutional We are currently waiting on appeals in the first decision and it is likely Utah would appeal this ruling as well. Because of the issues with constitutionality, Paul discusses other options that producers have available to them. Materials discussed in this episode: