The newsletter of ISBA’s Section on Agricultural Law
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CAFOs and air emissions
Until recently, many commercial agricultural activities in the United States have been exempt from certain requirements of federal and state environmental laws.
This newsletter contains a proposed Mission Statement for our Section. As you will see therein, your Section Council is recommending that the newsletter be published six times per year.
Employment interviews-don’t ask any questions?
Attorneys are like farmers. We are self-employed, we rely on unpredictable factors beyond our control for our income (which is more unpredictable, the weather or clients??), and we both need the help of others to get by.
New law on farm vehicle weight
In August, Illinois Governor Blagojevich signed into law Senate Bill 2327 (625 ILCS 5/15-301 et seq.), which was effective immediately.
Please don’t step on my grave
As a boy, when we visited our ancestor's at the cemetery we believed that it was bad luck and bad manners to walk on someone's grave.
The use of lis pendens notices
Many of us have seen the use of a lis pendens in situations where it just didn't seem right. Perhaps in conjunction with a divorce, by a realtor trying to collect a commission or as a purposeful impediment to a proposed sale of the land in an effort to collect money.