KJEANRL Blog

KJEANRL Blog

 
The Kentucky Journal of Equine, Agriculture, & Natural Resources Law Blog features posts on timely legal issues written by members of the Journal's staff.

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Blog Posts from 2020

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More Fun than a Barrel of Bourbon: An Analysis of the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau's Decision Against Defining "Oak Barrel", Robert Scott Abney

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Developing Red River Gorge: A Lesson in Consensus Building, Howard Ball

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"Bourbon on the Rocks, Hold the Tariffs", Jonas Bastien

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The Beauty Industry Needs a Serious Makeover: Why More FDA Regulations in the Cosmetic Industry Are Imperative, Lauren Beeman

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Got Mergers? Dairy Farm Bankruptcies Prompt Antitrust Probe, Mary Dallas

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Federal Legislation is Needed to Protect Juvenile Race Horses, Dominick Ellis

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Who Should Take the Role in Preserving Historic Landmarks?, Tristan W. Finn

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The Solution to the Food Desert Crisis Plaguing the Commonwealth May Be Found in Your Backyard, Dwight Haggard III

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Data Mining: How Computer Programming Education Can Bridge the Gap Between Old and New Industry in Appalachia, Connor D. Hicks

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Untapped Potential: The Elk Tourism Industry in Kentucky, Brent M. House

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Derby and Keeneland Coronavirus Responses and Constitutional Claims for Adversely Affected Businesses, Paige Kregor

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Bailing Out Big Oil: An Economic and Moral Dilemma, Audrey C. Lovell

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Recent Trump Legal Opinion Puts Migratory Birds at Risk, Sam Lukens

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Bureaucratic Paralysis Strangling Big Hemp Business, Fletcher Lyon

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The Judiciary's Role in Climate Change, Maya Marshall

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Bourbon Ingredients: 51% Corn, Aged in New Charred Oak Barrels, and GMOs?, Caroline K. Mitchell

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Dinnertime Details: Two Divergent Approaches to Addressing Food Insecurity, Taygan Mullins

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Quarter-Horse Racing or Money Laundering?, Thomas Wright

Blog Posts from 2019

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Is Hemp the New Tobacco in Kentucky?, Hayley Abbott

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More than a Paycheck: Harlan County Miners' Fight to Save the Coal Industry, Emily Allender

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Exploiting Corn Syrup: Why Anheuser-Busch is Barred from its "No Corn Syrup" Campaign, Charlie Atkinson

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Collective Bargaining Agreements and Section 301 of the Labor Management Relations Act: What Unionized Employees Should Know, Zachary Atwell

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Reducing Fetlock Fractures Through the Use of Standing MRIs, Zachary Atwell

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Keeping Sacred Sites Sacred: Federal Agencies Role in Protecting Native American Land, Savannah Baker

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U.S. Trucking Industry in Crisis and the Impact on the Agricultural Industry, Caitlyn Barnes

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“Product of the U.S.A.” Labeling in the Beef Industry: Economic Protection or Consumer Protection?, Andrew Bocanumenth

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Cooling Water Intake Structures & the Best Technology Available, Sabrina Castille

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The Reality of Sovereign Immunity, Sabrina Castille

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Court Finds No Bias When Funding is Based on Decisions Made, Elizabeth Cooney

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Trump Administration Makes Changes to the Act that is Credited with Saving the Bald Eagle, Benjamin A. Dennison

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How the Ashland Aluminum Mill Became the Center of a National Security Controversy, Chris Eller

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The Newest Trial to Keystone XL Pipeline: Tribes Bring New Suit Against Federal Government, Andrew Gillespie

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A Different Kind of Horseplay: The Animal Cruelty Implications of Partying With Your Pet, Faith Gingrich-Goetz

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Another Sting to the Bee Population: EPA Approves New Pesticide that Poses a Severe Threat to Bees, John Paul Hicks

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Gambling on Kentucky's Future: The Impact Murphy v. NCAA Has on the Commonwealth, John Paul Hicks

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Shifting the Burden: Why Clean Energy for Europe May Mean Environmental Destruction for Rural America, Adam Hutchinson

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Black Lung = Disability and Death, So Why Are Legislators Making This Issue So Complicated?, Cornelius Kearns

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Supreme Court to Take on the Muddy and Polluted Interpretations of the Clean Water Act, Lauren Keeler

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The ‘War on Coal’ or the ‘War on Health’?, Lauren Keeler

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Kentucky HEALTH Medicaid Waiver May Not Aid Farmers After All, Marina Kirtland

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The SAFE Banking Act and Its' Importance for the Legal Cannabis Industry, Vince Kleindienst

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Administrative Law is Heating Up, Thanks to Climate Change: Trump’s Replacement of the Clean Power Plan, Joy Kleisinger

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Challenges to the Methane and Waste Prevention Rule, Foster L. Peebles

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In the 7th Circuit, Wisconsin Butter Standard Makes the Grade, Jacob Robbins

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Planting the Seeds of Success: Student Loan Forgiveness for Farmers, Miranda Roberts

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Sorghum Oil: Transportation Fuel of the Future, Olivia Slusher

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Barrels of Fun: Kentucky's Agritourism Statutes and the Bourbon Trail, Sarah Spalding

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Churchill Downs is Making a Run for Northern Kentucky, Tommy Staffieri

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The Privity Exception for Packaged Animal Food, Lucero Tennis

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Banning the Butts: A Look at the World’s Largest Source of Ocean Pollution, Izabella White

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Forest in Crisis: LG&E's Ploy to Destroy Kentucky Wildlife, Nicholas Wright

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Fair Treatment: Regulating Forced Pooling in the Modern Age of Resource Excavation, Ian Young

Blog Posts from 2018

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Can Hemp Become in the Future What Tobacco Was in Kentucky’s Past?, Colton Adams

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Kentucky Proposes ELD Exemption Legislation, Kaleb Adams

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A Monumental Mess: Can President Trump’s Administration Find Legal Ground to Support Its Decision to Modify National Monuments?, Alyssa Bachand

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Keyspan or Century: Who’s Fronting the Bill?, Sabrina Castille

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Not-So-Dormant Commerce Clause Transmitting Trouble for Minnesota Agencies?, Elizabeth Cooney

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GIPSA Withdraws Final Rule Leaving Small Farmers to Fend for Themselves, Ashley Daily

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Monsanto’s Dicamba a Headache for Farmers, Charles A. English

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State and Federal Budget Cuts to Harm Conservation Districts, Jeremy Faulk

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Questioning Secretary Perry’s Policy Proposals: Should This Be Standard Practice After His Recent “Economics Lesson”?, Eric Feldpausch

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Trump’s Trade War: A Well-Intentioned Blunder, Eric Feldpausch

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Profits Over Life: Trump DOI Reverses Traditional Protection for Migratory Birds, Cameron Franey

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The Horseracing Integrity Act: Could A Federal Agency Bring Change For A Troubled Industry?, Jordan Gilliam

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Mass Sterilization of Wild Horses: The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Newest Project, Lexy Gross

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USDA Should Strengthen Licensing Requirements for Exhibitors of Exotic Animals, Lexy Gross

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Balancing Religion with Animal Rights Laws: How the Legal World Has Addressed the Topic of Animal Sacrifice, Andrew Hebert

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Repealing Rapanos: Shrinking the Clean Water Act’s Jurisdiction, Adam Hutchinson

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Time for Serious Deliberation: Medical Marijuana and the Benefits on Kentucky’s Failing Pension System, Cody King

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The ELD Mandate Does Not Significantly Impact Horse Owners, Elizabeth Lampert

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A Section 201 Solar Flare Up, Ayesha Lomonaco

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Montana Federal Court to Determine the Endangered Status of Yellow Stone Grizzly Bears, Joey Mackey

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Donald Trump Withdraws U.S. from Trans-Pacific Partnership, Benjamin Miller

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FWS Lifts Blanket Ban on Big-Game Trophy Hunting, Katherine Moore

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Who’s the Real MVP? A “Quick-Take” Eminent Domain Battle Between Private Landowners and the MVP Pipeline, Katherine Moore

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Racetrack Contamination: Kentucky’s Newly-Funded Study and its Effect on Equine Drug Testing, Megan Mullins

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Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline Continues Construction After DC Circuit Decision, Foster L. Peebles

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A Call to Modify the Section 201 Safeguard for the Solar Panel Industry, Melanie Ramsey

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Life on the Grid: The FERC’s New Rule Redefines the Role of Energy Storage, Melanie Ramsey

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Open for Business in Uncharted Waters: Leasing the Outer Continental Shelf, Christina Romano

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Coal Ash in Herrington Lake and the Clean Water Act, Kyle A. Ruschell

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The Modernization of Biotechnology Regulations: Will the Third Time Be the Charm?, Lucero Tennis

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Colorado Residents Plead: Stop Fracking with Our Homes, Izabella White

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Agriculture’s Growing Drone Market, Erik Young

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Decentralization of the Power Grid, Ian Young

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Designating a Critical Habitat for Humpback Whales, Ian Young

Blog Posts from 2017

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Agricultural Crisis: How Mass Deportations Hurt America, Colton L. Adams

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Clean Meats: Will Regulations Hinder the New Meats Market?, Kaleb C. Adams

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Life in the Fast Lane: Horse Racing's Drug Addiction, Hannah Bennett

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Trump's Promises to Coal Miners Are Likely Impossible and Should be Stopped, Beth Brown

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Monsanto Faces Litigation Concerning New Dicamba Products, Kyle Bunnell

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President Trump and Immigration: The Implications for American Farmers, Cody Conner

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Lighthizer’s Options: Where to Go When Trade and Science Collide, Emmy Daunhauer

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Daily Necessity Turned into Difficult Tasks to Stay Healthy, Elizabeth Feldpausch

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Till the Last Drop, Omar Ghani

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Wade in the Water, Omar Ghani

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A Balancing Test: Weighing the Importance of NAFTA to the American Economy, Jordan Gilliam

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Successful Hollywood Actor Fails to Sell Kentucky Horse-Farm, Faith Gingrich-Goetz

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Bucking the Resource Curse in Appalachia: The Hopeful Rhetoric of the Braidy Industries Aluminum Mill, Grace Greenwell

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The Resource Curse in the Land of Genghis Khan, Grace Greenwell