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 2021

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The Name Game: Required Labeling of Genetically Modified Foods Hinders Effective Science Communication, Alison Adkins

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Seed Laws: How They Are Squashing the Growth of Farmers' Rights, Savannah Baker

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PG&E Wildfire Responses: Should the Company Invest in Undergrounding to Prevent Future Liability?, Rachel Bierman

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Historic Horse Racing: An Inspirational Success Story of Pounding the Table, Andrew Biggs

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Ecocide: A New International Crime & a Push for Change, Samantha Blakeman

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Caution: High Voltage – Federal Versus State Authority Concerning the Siting of High Voltage Transmission Lines, Grace Brock

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The Future of Fighting Illegal Fishing: Are Phone Apps the Future?, Nick Cacopardo

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Racing to the Future: How Horse-Racing Could Spark Progress in Appalachia, Ben Childers

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Restrictive Zoning Practices: Limits on Economic Prosperity and Growth, Iyadeh Davies

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Rethinking the Flowery Kingdom: Why the U.S.-China Trade War Should End, Chris Eller

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Environmental Impact of Trump Border Wall: Where Do We Go From Here, Nick Ellis

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We Must Boycott the 147th Kentucky Derby for Breonna Taylor, Dwight Haggard III

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What History Tells Us About Food Safety: Is it Satisfactory to the Twenty-First Century?, Abigail Hartge

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The Rising Cost of Reclaiming Kentucky, Brent House

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Legalizing Marijuana: A Solution to the Kentucky Pension Crisis, Williams Hutchins

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Looks Like Meat, Smells Like Meat, & Tastes Like Meat, But It's Not Meat?, Chris Isaacs

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A History of Repeating History: How North Korea is Facing Another Famine in the Midst of COVID-19 and Continued Agricultural Mismanagement, Preston Johnson

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Patentability of GMO Seeds and the Ethical Consequences, Lilly Keitges

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Scorched: How the California Wildfires May Affect the Wine Industry, Vince Kleindienst

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Paper or Plastic?, Scott Kunde

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Budget Reconciliation: The Potential Key to Developing a National Climate Action Plan, Shelby Lamar

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A Story of Perseverance: How India’s Farmers are Fighting Back, Jocelyn Lucero

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NFTs & Energy, Fletcher Lyon

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Restoring the Legacy of Black Farmers, Maya Marshall

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One Health: The Collaborative Approach to Pandemic Prevention, Caroline K. Mitchell

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Pipe Down! Keystone XL Cancellation a Win for Climate Activists—But for How Long?, Taygan Mullins

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The Clean Economic Revolution: Rejoining the Paris Climate Agreement and the Future of Climate Legislation in America, Trevor Payton

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A Cloud of Smoke and Mirrors: A Call for Clarity in the FDA Regulation of the Vaping Industry, Nicola Peters

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Bourbon Straight to Consumer: The Buzz about Kentucky's New Alcohol Shipping Bill, Sarah Spalding

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Return of the Max: Is the Boeing 737-Max Ready for the Air?, Tommy Staffieri

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Weaving Responsibility into the Fabric: Increasing Consumer Knowledge on Clothing Company Ethics, Seth Stevens

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Florida v. Georgia: The Battle over the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin, Seth Stroud

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Where's Our Seat at the Table? An Overview of how the Black Community has Been Left out of Spaces Meant to Combat Environmental Issues Despite Being Disproportionately Affected by Climate Change, Kennedy Weathers

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The Need for Automatic Expungement of Marijuana Convictions, Nicholas Wright

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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And Environmental Justice for All, Alison Adkins

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COVID-19 and its Impact on the Equine Industry of Kentucky: A Look at the Kentucky Dinner, Emily Allender

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Reduce, Reuse, & Rewear, Lyndsey Antos

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

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Gassed Up? Think Again, 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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Industrial Solar Comes to Town: Clark County's Justified Opposition, Samantha Blakeman

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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