Articles From Lisa R. Schlessinger

The missing link: Farmers’ class action against Syngenta may answer legal questions left after the StarLink and LibertyLink litigation By Lisa R. Schlessinger & A. Bryan Endres Agricultural Law, February 2015 Although the increasingly vocal debate over the labeling of food containing genetically modified  organisms has captured most of the public and agricultural community’s recent attention, two other controversies working their way through the court system may have an equally significant impact on farming and coexistence.
A move towards a more fair division: Envisioning a new Illinois Fence Act By A. Bryan Endres & Lisa R. Schlessinger Agricultural Law, March 2013 This article describes fence law models applied in major agricultural producing states, examines the current Illinois statute and case law, and recommends, based on economic efficiency principles, revising the Illinois Fence Act to reflect modern land use practices based on the equitable cost-sharing model adopted by the Missouri Legislature in 2001.

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