Legal issues around chickens -- and small farms, and agriculture in general -- are often the turning point in how situations evolve. For those who feel strongly drawn to the legal aspects confronting integrated agriculture, consider becoming a professional in the field. The University of Arkansas has a great program:
The LL.M. Program in Agricultural & Food Law at the University of Arkansas School of Law
offers the nation's only advanced LL.M. degree in the combined studies
of agricultural and food law. We take pride in offering a curriculum
covering the full spectrum of law and policy from the perspective of the
farmer, the processor, the retailer, and the consumer.
month course of study attracts attorneys from throughout the United
States and from abroad. While some of our LL.M. candidate are recent law
school graduates, many others enter the program as experienced
And, in each of our last three years, we have been
pleased to welcome visiting scholars and professors from other law
schools. There are a limited number of teaching assistantships that will
be available for law professors and experienced attorneys.
The University of Arkansas School of Law is located in Fayetteville, Arkansas
at the foot of the Ozark Mountains. Fayetteville was described in the
New York Times as "flush with youth, culture and natural beauty." For
more information on the program visit our LL.M. Agfoodlaw blog.
help us spread that word that we are reviewing applications for the
2013-14 academic year. Those interested are encouraged to apply as soon
as possible. Visit our website, send me an e-mail, or call 479-575-3706 .
Susan A. Schneider
Professor of Law and Director
LL.M. Program in Agricultural & Food Law
University of Arkansas School of Law