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Farm workers denied Coroner’s inquest: greater risk of fatality in mining and construction industries, HRTO decides

The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario has decided that it was not discriminatory for the Coroner’s Act to require mandatory inquests in construction and mining deaths, but not in farm deaths. ...more

U.S. Labor Law and Child Labor in Corporate Supply Chains

Human Rights Watch‘s recent report, Tobacco’s Hidden Children – Hazardous Child Labor in United States Tobacco Farming, seeks to draw attention to the presence of child labor on American tobacco farms and to the significant...more

Agricultural Sector Companies Face Increased Scrutiny on Human Rights-Related Risks

Agricultural sector companies, and companies with large agricultural supply chains, face new scrutiny from investors and other stakeholders concerning human rights-related risks in their corporate supply chains. Key issues...more

October’s key changes in employment law

Nicholas Jew, a Partner in our Birmingham office comments: One of the less welcome employment law reforms implemented by the Coalition government has been the decision to do away with the practice that new employment law is...more

Hamilton Growers to Pay $500,000 to Settle EEOC Race/National Origin Discrimination Lawsuit

ATLANTA - Hamilton Growers, Inc., doing business as Southern Valley Fruit and Vegetable, Inc., an agricultural farm in Norman Park, Ga., has agreed to pay $500,000 to a class of American seasonal workers - many of them...more

Independence: Taking back our Zimbabwe

Independence: Taking back our Zimbabwe As Zimbabwe celebrates its 31st birthday, it’s now almost fifteen years since Claire Short wrote that infamous letter that saw Britain refuse to fulfill a commitment to pay for the...more

Missouri Veterinary Medical Board v. Gray

Defendant's Sur-Reply to Petitioners... Motion for Partial Judgment on the Pleadings

The Missouri Veterinary Medical Board filed a lawsuit seeking to enjoin Brooke Gray from filing down sharp enamel points on horses' teeth, which the Board argues constitutes the practice of veterinary medicine. Gray denied...more

Missouri Veterinary Medical Board v. Brooke Gray and B&B Equine Dentistry

Defendants' Response to Motion for Partial Judgment on the Pleadings

The Missouri Board of Veterinary Medicine filed suit against Brooke Gray and B&B Equine Dentistry, alleging that they had committed the crime of practicing veterinary medicine without a license. Ms. Gray is alleged to have...more

Animal Law Update

Animal Law Update article November 2010...more

ZAPU- Life from the belly of the beast

Jonah is the name given in the bible to a prophet of the northern kingdom of Israel, about the 8th century BC. In the book of Jonah, he is ordered by God to go the city of Nineveh to prophesy against their wickedness that was...more

Animal Law Update

Animal Law Update - August 2010...more

Kauai Springs, Inc. v. Planning Commission of the County of Kauai

Answering Brief for the Appellee Kauai Springs, Inc.

Issues: automatic approval of zoning permits; public trust....more

CWP 9521 of 2010 (Resurgence and Ors. Vs. State of Punjab and Ors.)

Civil Writ Petition - Public Interest (PIL)

A big fraud is being committed on the public exchequer by the bureaucracy in Punjab by registering societies under the Societies Registration Act to discharge the functions that are otherwise within the domain of the State...more

Missouri Veterinary Medical Board v. Gray

Defendants' Sur-Reply to Petitioner's... Motion in Limine

The Missouri Veterinary Medical Board filed suit seeking to enjoin Brooke Gray from filing sharp enamel points from horses' teeth, which the Board argues constitutes the practice of veterinary medicine, which is a criminal...more

1976 of 2010 - Hemant Goswami vs. Union of India

Petition Against Introduction of GM Foods

The petition reads, “The Ministry of Environment and Forestry issued a notification citing the provisions of Section 6, 8 and 25 of the ‘Environment (Protection) Act’ and brought into existence a Genetic Engineering Approval...more

Fees Must Be Allocated Between Successful and Unsuccessful Claims in the Pigford Litigation

The pigford litigation involved a group of African American farmers who alleged the U.S. Department of Agriculture denied them farm loans and otherwise discriminated against them based upon their race. One of those farmers,...more

Maui Tomorrow v. State of Hawaii, Board of Land and Natural Resources

Opinion of the Court

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Maui Tomorrow v. State of Hawaii, Board of Land and Natural Resources

Answering Brief of Appellee Hawaii Farm Bureau Federation

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"Special Providers" of Legal Services to the Poor

Published in the NORTH CAROLINA STATE BAR JOURNAL, Summer 1998, p.19 (editor and contributing author). Article summarizes the work of four legal services programs with divergent missions to serve populations of especially...more

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