In states where horse racing is a popular pastime, policymakers are struggling to balance public perception and industry efficiency. The trend has been toward stricter crop laws with public perception as the driving force.
In the past, hemp farmers struggled to secure financial capital to run viable farms. However, the passing of the 2018 Farm Bill launched a series of federal legislation that aided farmers interested in the THC industry. The SAFE Banking Act is the newest piece of federal legislation that provides a safety net for banks to lawfully work with the hemp industry without being subject to the heightened regulatory scrutiny necessary to work with the marijuana sector. In this blog post, 2L staffer Vincent Kleindienst explores the impact of the SAFE Banking Act.
Preview Lauren Keeler’s note on the Clean Water Act in this blog post. Updated to reflect the arguments heard before the Supreme Court on November 6, 2019, this blog provides an overview of the litigation surrounding the Clean Water Act as well as insights into the arguments heard thus far.
Historically, the United States has not done the best job protecting Native American land. Currently, the Tap Pilam Coahuiltecan Nation is fighting in federal with the city of San Antonio over a sacred cemetery. In this post, Savannah Baker examines federal agencies’ role in keeping sacred sites sacred.
The Trump administration’s Affordable Clean Energy Rule (“ACE”) improves the efficiency of power plants, but what does this mean for the environment and climate change? In this post, staffer Joy Kleisinger explores the administrative challenges to saving the environment while enforcing Trump’s ACE rule.
Consumers have always looked forward to the advertisements created by domestic beer manufacturers. However, Bud Light’s latest marketing efforts have ruffled feathers in the industry. Read on to explore how corn syrup has taken center state in the battle between beer giants.