In this blog post, 3L Sabrina Castille writes about the Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians and their sovereign immunity following their legal battle with the State of Washington over a crib wall gone wrong.
The Trump Administration’s recent changes to the Endangered Species Act (ESA) may impose significant consequences upon animals, plants, and their habitats. In this post, 3L staffer Benjamin A. Dennison explores the potential outcomes of placing a price tag on wildlife conservation.
The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission (“KHRC”) must make an important decision by November 1, 2019. This decision comes after a battle between Chuch Hill Downs and Turfway park ensued earlier this year over the rights to host horse racing in Northern Kentucky. In this blog post, staffer Tommy Staffieri analyzes the ramifications of awarding Turfway race days against the proposed Churchill Downs’ New Latonia facility.
Horse racing, long a Kentucky staple, is known for its glamour and intense competition. However, injuries to thoroughbreds have cast a spotlight on a difficult issue: safety. In this blog post, Zachary explores a new hope to increasing the safety of horses and jockeys alike, the standing MRI.
In this post, 2L staffer Emily Allender discusses Harlan County miners’ fight for back wages. Allender addresses the legal challenges these workers face and questions whether big coal companies should profit from uncompensated work.
LG&E wants to build a pipeline to better serve residents of Bullitt County, Kentucky. However, a recent pipeline explosion in the state has some questioning just how safe pipelines really are. Considering the potential environmental damage, is a new pipeline the best thing for Kentucky’s citizens?