Ken Strickland-Garcia

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Georgia Supreme Court Rules Agricultural License Required to Receive Legal Relief

On May 18, the Georgia Supreme Court confirmed protective measures for contracts regulated by a licensing scheme designed to protect goods and services imperative for the general public.  In San Miguel Produce, Inc. v....

USDA Finalizes New Genetically Engineered Plant Rules

On May 14, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) finalized the Sustainable, Ecological, Consistent, Uniform, Responsible, Efficient (SECURE) rule under the Plant Protection Act. The SECURE rule expands the exemptions for what kinds...

CBD Company Faces Securities Fraud Suit

On May 12, Aaron Silberman and AMJ Misil AB LLC sued Premier Beauty and Health LLC in the Southern District of Florida for allegedly violating federal and state securities laws by using false information...

Water Conservancies Sue over Water Transfer Plan

On May 11, a group of California water conservancies, including Aqualliance, California Water Impact Network, and the Central & South Delta Water Agencies, sued the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation in the Eastern District...

Vape Association Sues to Block LA Vaping Ban

On May 4, the California Smoke and Vape Association sued the County of Los Angeles, alleging that the defendant’s county ordinance banning flavored cigarettes violated two parts of the Constitution: (1) the 14th Amendment...

Decades-long Cattle Grazing Permit Dispute Ended by 9th Cir.

On May 1, the 9th Circuit settled a 17-year legal battle brought by the Center for Biological Diversity, Oregon Natural Desert Association, and a group of Oregon cattle ranchers against the United States Forest...