Written By: Laura A. D'Angelo and Daniel I. Waxman
The purpose of this Article, therefore, is to examine the legality of a standard format handicapping contest in Kentucky and Florida, two states with important thoroughbred racing industries and divergent gambling law regimes.
Written By: Milton C. Toby This Article surveys the current landscape for state regulation of CAVT then suggests a harm-based model for regulation that addresses the legitimate interests of animal owners, veterinarians, lay practitioners, and state regulators.
Farmer's Markets are booming. The number of farmers' markets in the United States has more than doubled, increasing from 1,755 in 1994 to 4,685 markets in 2008. This article dives into the rise of Farmer's Markets and the many legal liabilities most farmers are unprepared to face.
This note dives into the regulation of steroid use in Thoroughbred Racing and explains the need for a uniform system regulating the industry on a national scale and why federal regulation of the use of steroids in the horse racing industry is the sole method of ensuring that the integrity of the horse racing industry is maintained and the welfare of racehorses protected.
This comment dives into the constitutional issues of state wine regulation by exploring the case Huber Winery v. Wilcher. In addressing how the Court evaluates the constitutional validity of four Kentucky statutes that were designed to foster in-state wine sales by imposing burdens on out of state wineries the comment explores explores the potential implications for Kentucky and the wine industry.
This comment addresses the IRS hobby loss challenge Topping v. Commissioner. Topping successfully argued, in the U.S. Tax Court, the "single activity" principle that her equestrian activities were an integral part of her design business. This Comment analyzes Topping v. Commissioner and delineates the implications of this decision for taxpayers in the equestrian industry.
This comment explores the challenges barring jockeys from receiving workers' compensation insurance. Most notably it argues the Court, in a recent Washington decision, offered a nuanced view of the statute reflective of actual horse industry practice and opened a door to at least some coverage for jockeys, depending on their activity at the time of injury.
This comment explores the intersection of administrative law and farmer's ability to test cattle for mad cow disease by assessing the case Creekstone Farms Premium Beef, LLC v. Department of Agriculture.
Article Written By: Christopher Way After a plaintiff brings a citizen suit under the Clean Air Act, it may be dismissed if the government negotiates a settlement with the offender. In this situation, the government becomes parens patriae, thus providing the government with standing to sue on behalf of its citizens and barring private suits. This article examines the implications of this policy.