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Gagging Watchdogs in Agriculture Abuse Endangers More than just Animals

By Jessica Culpepper, Food Safety & Health Attorney As an organization that stands up for transparency and calling an industry on its wrongful practices, Public Justice has been 100% behind the fight against ag-gag laws.  Ag-gag laws, in case you haven’t heard, are laws that…

“Unimportant” Case Yet Another Way SCOTUS Taking Away Your Rights

By Matt Wessler, Staff Attorney Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Heimeshoff v. Hartford Life Insurance Co., a case that has generated less attention than almost any other this term. That’s probably because the case combined two of the least exciting areas of the law—statutes…

Heisman Money Might Stymie FSU’s Title IX-Required Rape Investigation

By Sarah Belton, Cartwright-Baron Attorney A 2013 Heisman trophy win for Jameis Winston was always going to be historic.  On Saturday, when 19-year-old Winston received the 79th Heisman trophy, he became the youngest player ever to win the award.  But Winston’s win and his ongoing…