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  • Recent News and Events
  • October 22nd, 2020
    October 2020 Issue of The SandBar Published

  • The October 2020 (volume 19:4) issue of The SandBar has been published. The lead story is NEPA Regulations Updated.

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  • October 21st, 2020
    Blog Post: American Samoa Loses Fishing Rights Decision in Ninth Circuit
  • The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against American Samoa in a recent ruling, reversing a lower court’s decision that would have blocked large fishing vessels from fishing in a zone around the islands of American Samoa.

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  • July 31st, 2020
    Volume 10:2 of the Sea Grant Law & Policy Journal has been Published

  • Volume 10:2 of the Sea Grant Law & Policy Journal: Monmouth Symposium Edition features articles from law and graduate students throughout the country on pressing law and policy issues facing the ocean and our nation’s coastal areas.


  • July 8th, 2020
    July 2020 Issue of The SandBar Published

  • The July 2020 (volume 19:3) issue of The SandBar has been published. The lead story is U.S. Supreme Court Says Some Groundwater Discharges Fall Under CWA.

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  • July 7th, 2020
    Blog Post: Eviction Freezes During COVID-19
  • State, local, and federal government entities across the nation have taken significant steps to relieve the all-encompassing stress our country is feeling from the COVID-19 pandemic, including halting evictions. However, a landlord group in Los Angeles recently filed a lawsuit that claims the City of Los Angeles’ moratorium on evictions and rent increases violates their constitutional rights.

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  • April 13th, 2020
    April 2020 Issue of The SandBar Published

  • The April 2020 (volume 19:2) issue of The SandBar has been published. The lead story is Court Preserves Atlantic Marine National Monument Designation.

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  • April 2nd, 2020
    Monmouth Symposium Edition of the Sea Grant Law & Policy Journal has been Published

  • The Sea Grant Law & Policy Journal: Monmouth Symposium Edition has been published. Volume 10:1 features articles from Monmouth University’s Climate Change, Coasts, and Communities” symposium on April 18, 2019. Also included in the edition are coastal adaptation articles from two Sea Grant Legal Network students: - Danielle Goshen and Julia M. Shelburne – who were both Georgia Sea Grant Legal Fellows.


  • March 13th, 2020
    Blog Post: Houston Aquarium and OSHA Argue Scientific Diving Exemption at University of Mississippi School of Law
  • Do feeding and cleaning dives at the Houston Aquarium qualify as “scientific” for purposes of commercial diving regulations? This question was front and center in Houston Aquarium, Inc. v. OSHRC, one of several Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals cases argued at the University of Mississippi School of Law during the first week of March. Although most Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals cases are heard in New Orleans, where the court is based, it occasionally convenes at other cities and law schools throughout Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas. The Fifth Circuit has visited Ole Miss every three years since 1984.

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  • January 24th, 2020
    January 2020 Issue of The SandBar Published

  • The January 2020 (volume 19:1) issue of The SandBar has been published. The lead story is Court Restores Ban On Gillnet Fishing Gear in North Atlantic Right Whale Habitat.

    To view or subscribe: nsglc.olemiss.edu/SandBar/archives/vol19/1



  • December 18th, 2019
    Episode 8 of the 'Law on the Half Shell' Podcast

  • Listen to the 8th Bonus Episode of the 'Law on the Half Shell' podcast.

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