Category Archives: Horse Slaughter Litigation

August 16, 2013 Weekly Round Up

**This article is not a substitute for the advice of an attorney.** Here are a few ag law items making the news this week.   * AQHA Case Update.  Many of you were interested in the blog post last week discussing the recent jury verdict against the American Quarter Horse Association’s ban on registration of cloned animals.  This week, the judge in that case entered an injunction that requires the AQHA to begin registering clones and their offspring.  The judge also considered the plaintiffs’ claim seeking to recover nearly $900,000 in attorney fees from… Read More →

August 9, 2013 Weekly Round Up

**This article is not a substitute for the advice of an attorney.** Earlier this week I participated in the Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course here in College Station.  It is an amazing event and it was great to see so many cattle producers (and cowboy hats!) around campus.  For new readers joining us from Short Course, welcome!  Here are a few ag law stories making headlines this week. * Whopping Cranes Could Harm Water Supply.  On Thursday the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit Court… Read More →

July 26, 2013 Weekly Round Up

**This article is not a substitute for the advice of an attorney.** Here are a few ag law stories that were in the news this week.  I hope everyone enjoys the last weekend in July–the summer is flying by! 1.  A new federal study reports that climate change will make it increasingly difficult for New Mexico to meet its legal obligations to deliver water downstream under various water compacts.  This includes concern over deliveries from New Mexico to Texas under the Rio Grande Compact.  [Read article here.] 2.  North Dakota has… Read More →

July 5, 2013 Weekly Round Up

**This article is not a substitute for the advice of an attorney.** I hope everyone had a great time celebrating the Red, White and Blue yesterday for the Fourth of July.  Here is this week’s round up of interesting stories related to agricultural law.   *  The Senate passed a comprehensive immigration reform bill last Friday. [Read the bill's full text here.]  Included in the Senate bill is a section titled the “Agricultural Worker Program.”  This portion of the bill provides a method for undocumented individuals who have been involved… Read More →