Monthly Archives: August 2015

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Recording of Oil and Gas Leasing in North Carolina Webinar

In recent years, some NC landowners have been presented with the opportunity to sign oil and gas leases, which give companies the right to conduct hydraulic fracturing (fracking). At the same time, lawmakers have debated the merits of active oil and gas industries in NC, leading to new laws and regulations governing the industries.

When Black Farmers Prevailed: Remembering the Historic Pigford Case

Today, we recognize the historic Pigford v. Glickman case (commonly referred as the Pigford case), a class action discrimination lawsuit led by Black farmers against the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), which remains the largest civil rights class action suit in US history.