May 12, 2023 Clinic, Program Supreme Court Upholds Prop 12
Besides, by attempting to bypass state laws and local ordinances whenever regulations economically inconvenience out-of-state industries, the Supreme court could be setting a highly dangerous precedent, pointed out Harvard’s Animal Law & Policy Program Legislative Policy Fellow Kelsey Eberly, who authored a 60-page report that catalogs the myriad, diverse state laws and local ordinances that could be imperiled if the Supreme Court rules in favor of the pork producers. Eberly went on to state, “Yet the pork producers are asking the Supreme Court to strip states of their ability to not only ban cruel and unsafe products but also combat climate change, protect consumers from financial scams, and much more, whenever regulation economically inconveniences out-of-state industries. These arguments lack any foundation in the Constitution.” A majority of the Court apparently agreed.
The Harvard Animal Law & Policy Clinic, Center for Biological Diversity, Miami Waterkeeper, and engineer Frank S. González García filed a notice outlining their intention to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
The Center for Biological Diversity, Harvard Animal Law & Policy Clinic, Miami Waterkeeper and Frank S. González García filed a notice of their intention to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The notice is required by law before suing a federal agency.