Proposals Impacting Animal Agriculture | Elizabeth Rumley

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About the Guest

Elizabeth Rumley is a senior staff attorney at the National Agricultural Law Center in Fayetteville, Arkansas. At the Center, her primary research and scholarship focus is on legal issues in animal agriculture, and she frequently lectures on those issues and others to audiences nationwide. She has co-taught a course covering “Animals and Agricultural Production, Law and Policy” at the University of Nebraska College of Law and the University of Oklahoma College of Law, and has developed and teaches a graduate/undergraduate course discussing legal issues in animal agriculture at the University of Arkansas. Additionally, she teaches Environmental Law at the University of Arkansas.  She is licensed to practice law in Michigan, Ohio, and Oklahoma after earning her B.A. from Michigan State University, her J.D. cum laude from the University of Toledo College of Law, and her LL.M. in Agricultural Law from the University of Arkansas School of Law.

What can you expect to learn from this episode of Popular Pig?

Disclaimer: This interview was conducted in May 2022. Since this interview SCOTUS has agreed to hear Prop 12 in the Supreme Court.

  1. How the law touches almost all aspects of agriculture.
  2. What the legislative process looks like.
  3. Some of the proposals that are impacting animal agriculture.
  4. The “Commerce Clause” and the precedence that Prop 12 could set.
  5. Elizabeth Rumley’s “golden nugget”