Author Matthew J. Whitley writes about claiming jails as a violation of the dormant commerce clause, and takes issue with the Kentucky Supreme Court’s application of the Pike v. Bruce Church, Inc. balancing tests in their decision in Jamgotchian v. Kentucky Horse Racing Commission.
This Note defends the thesis that, with proper infrastructural development, aquaculture is a viable industry in Kentucky. It would not only spur job growth, particularly in economically depressed areas of the state, but would also provide fresh, locally sourced protein to a landlocked region.
This Article explores the Clean Water Act’s (CWA) objective to restore and maintain the “chemical, physical and biologic integrity of the Nation’s waters.” More specifically, author William T. Gorton III discusses the legal dilemma that is the difference between the terms “navigable waters” and “waters of the United States” within the CWA, and the confusion across the nation regarding the reach of federal jurisdiction to the application of those terms.
In this Note, author Lexy Gross writes about the impact of the opioid epidemic on rural America, and how the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) can assist in lessening the negative effects of the epidemic.
This Note explores the conservation efforts of the red wolf, native to North America. To combat a declining red wolf population, recovery efforts were implanted to repopulate and ensure the survival of the species. Although considered successful, the recovery efforts have been undermined by nighttime hunting. To combat this, Ms. Rippe analyzes conservation efforts and suggests solutions to ensure the red wolf survives extinction.