Journal of Animal & Environmental Law News
The Journal of Animal and Environmental Law is now accepting applications for new members.
Benefits of JAEL membership include 2 academic credits for the 2015-2016 year, and your note will fulfill the graduation writing requirement. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to write about topics you are passionate about for an online-only innovative journal. Work assignments will not begin until after the summer break and there is no membership fee associated with JAEL.
Interested students should send the incoming Editor-in-Chief a copy of your resume and writing sample (e.g., an excerpt of the analysis section of your appellate brief that you believe best represents your writing) to firstname.lastname@example.org. You may include an optional statement of interest in the body of the email. The deadline for submitting your materials will be after final exams (May 17th).
The Journal of Animal and Environmental Law would like to congradulate the newly named Executive Board for the 2015-2016 academic year. The following individuals have been selected and we are all looking forward to big things to come of JAEL:
Caitlin McQueen--Editor in Chief
Matthew Dutcher--Executive Editor
Sunnye Bush Sawtelle--Senior Notes Editor
Felicia Marple--Notes Editor
Liam Michener--Senior Articles Editor
Shannon Huffer--Articles Editor
Again, congradulations to all!
The Journal of Animal and Environmental Law has published their spring issue!
The issue can be found here: http://www.jael-online.org/
Issue 5-2 contains the following articles:
Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs Applying A One Size Fits All Approach to Human and Veterinary Medical Professionals Custom Tailoring is Needed – the article is a fifty state survey of veterinarians being required to abide by prescription drug monitoring programs as part of nationwide attempts to curb substance abuse and the need for exempting veterinarians from such programs. This article was authored by Robert John Simpson, D.V.M. of Lincoln Memorial University Duncan School of Law.
The Sidestepping of National Pollution Discharge Elimination System Permitting Requirements By Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations – about federal rules and regulates aimed at concentrated animal feeding operations. The article was authored by Adam Scott Carlesco of The George Washington University School of Law
Additionally, the article contains the student authored notes of two JAEL members:
Climate of Washington: The Politics Behind the Life and Death of the American Clean Energy and Security Act – about the political processes behind the American attempts to pass legislation commonly known as “cap and trade” in an attempt to curb nationwide emission levels and combat climate change. The note was authored by Derek Miles (class of 2014)
Protect the Animals: The Evolution of Agricultural Gag Laws and the Nullification of First Amendment Rights – about the limiting of First Amendment rights on the basis of agricultural gag laws which effectively prohibit undercover journalists from documenting farm practices for investigative purposes. The note was authored by Tara Skaggs (class of 2014)
The Journal of Animal and Enviornmental Law is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications from new member candidates! JAEL members are required to complete a scholarly note on a topic of their choosing which fulfills the University's writing requirement while improving research and writing skills. Student submitted notes will also be considered for publication! Journal membership boosts students' resumes, counts as academic credit, and has associate editor positions available for first year members.
To access 2014-2015 applications, please go to TWEN and click the tab "Add Course." You will need to add the course entitled "Journal of Animal and Enviornmental Law." Once enrolled in the course, the application will be available on the left side of the page under "Navigation." Applications must be submitted on TWEN by , at . If you have any questions concerning JAEL or applications, please e-mail Adrienne Stonecypher, Editor-in-Chief, at email@example.com.