Agricultural Law Update

May 13, 2020
Roger McEowen

Washburn University professor of agricultural law Roger McEowen reviews the history of the Packers and Stockyards Act, and how the courts have historically interpreted its regulation of price manipulation the meat packing industry...it's back in the limelight as the president and several state attorneys general have requested an investigation of the industry by the U.S. Department of Justice regarding the wide gap between cattle prices and retail meat prices.