Public Justice and Allies Secure Win in Arkansas Ag-Gag Law

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, August 10th, 2021 Media contact: Lucy Sears, Public Justice and Allies Secure Win in Arkansas Ag-Gag Law On Monday, August 9, 2021, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit in St. Louis, released its opinion on its ruling reversing a lower court’s...

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Reuters: 8th Circuit revives challenge to Arkansas ag-gag law

A divided federal appeals court on Monday reinstated a First Amendment challenge by several advocacy organizations against Arkansas’ 2017 “ag-gag” law, which authorizes farms and other businesses to sue for as much as $5,000 per day if an undercover investigator surreptitiously records operations and shares...

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Law360: 9th Circ. OKs USDA Win In Clash Over Ads To Eat More Beef

The Ninth Circuit affirmed the U.S. Department of Agriculture's summary judgment win against independent ranchers challenging assessments on cattle sales that fund industry groups' pro-beef consumption advertisements, holding in a published opinion Tuesday the advertisements are government speech exempt from First Amendment scrutiny....

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