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Agriculture Law Section Lunch & Learn


Topic: Nuisance Law in Agriculture

How the Right-to-Farm Defense Operates Right-to-Farm laws are often misunderstood or vilified defenses in agriculture by agricultural operators and the public.  Paul’s research is focused on right-to-farm laws and better assisting agricultural operations, state officials, and the public in better understanding this defense operates in prior court decisions and existing limitations on agricultural operations.

Paul Goeringer, Esq.
Extension Legal Specialist
University of Maryland, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics

Paul Goeringer is the Extension Legal Specialist at the University of Maryland.  He grew up on his family’s wheat and cattle operation in Western Oklahoma.  Upon graduating from high school, Paul attended Oklahoma State University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics.  After graduating from OSU, Paul decided to attend law school for some strange reason still unknown to him. He graduated with a Juris Doctorate from a school in Norman, Oklahoma.  After law school, Paul received an LL.M in Agricultural Law and a Master of Science in Agricultural Economics from the University of Arkansas and is licensed to practice in Oklahoma.  Paul is an active member and current board member of the American Agricultural Law Association, an active member Agriculture Law Section of the Maryland State Bar Association and Southern Agricultural Economics Association, and a member of the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association.



This is informational only and no CLE credit will be offered for the surrounding MCLE states.

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Oct 13, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST


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Agriculture Law Section Lunch & Learn