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Recent Blog Posts

  • Mississippi Legislature Passes Senate Bill 2544 to Expand Private Oyster Leasing
  • June 29th, 2023 — Category: Seafood

  • In April 2023, the Mississippi Legislature passed legislation expanding private molluscan shellfish leasing in the state and designating certain public areas as state-owned reefs. The legislation, known as Senate Bill 2544, states that MDMR may designate no more than 20% of the area available for leasing as state-owned reefs.

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  • Meet Our New NSGLC Research Associate: Matthew Sheffield
  • June 7th, 2023 — Category: Miscellaneous

  • Matthew Sheffield, a rising 3L at Indiana University Maurer School of Law, will be working with the NSGLC this summer on a project looking at contaminants of emerging concern. The project is in partnership with South Carolina and Georgia Sea Grant. Welcome, Matt!

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  • Meet Our New NSGLC Research Associate: Sam Stewart
  • June 2nd, 2023 — Category: Miscellaneous

  • Each summer, the National Sea Grant Law Center hires a full-time law student. This summer’s Research Associate is Sam Stewart, a rising 3L at Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University. Over the course of the summer, Sam will contribute to the NSGLC’s research projects and publications.

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  • Meet the 2023 SGLDIP Intern: Gabriela Martinez
  • June 1st, 2023 — Category: Miscellaneous

  • The National Sea Grant Law Center has selected Gabriela Martinez, a rising 2L at Pace University’s Haub School of Law, for the 2023 Sea Grant Law Diversity Internship Program (SGLDIP). Over the summer, Gaby will gain experience in the field of ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes law, with an emphasis on issues facing underrepresented or indigenous communities.

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  • National Pork Producers Council v. Ross: U.S. Supreme Court Upholds California Animal Welfare Law
  • May 31st, 2023 — by Samantha Hamilton — Category: Miscellaneous

  • On May 11th, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an opinion upholding a controversial California animal rights law adopted in 2018. The law, known as Proposition 12, prohibits the sale in California of whole pork products by a seller who knows or should know that the meat came from a breeding pig or their offspring that was “confined in a cruel manner.”

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  • Meet Our 2023 Community Engaged Intern: Tiara Parkins
  • May 22nd, 2023 — Category: Miscellaneous

  • We are excited to welcome Tiara Parkins, NSGLC’s 2023 Community Engaged Intern. Tiara is a senior Integrated Marketing Communications major at the University of Mississippi.

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