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.
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.
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.