Gov. C.L."Butch" Otter

Animal activists cannot sue Idaho Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter, and one part of the Gem State’s agricultural protection law stands without review. But U.S. District Court Judge B. Lynn Winmill is allowing a challenge to four other sections of Idaho’s “ag-gag” law to go forward on the basis of three
Continue Reading Main Concerns About Idaho’s ‘Ag-Gag’ Law Survive State’s Dismissal Motion

Idaho’s top federal judge has a reputation for enjoying “zealous advocacy” by smart lawyers. But it isn’t known whether U.S. District Court Judge B. Lynn Winmill views as all that helpful briefs filed after final oral arguments on an issue. After final oral arguments on June 26 in Boise over
Continue Reading Lawyers File Briefs While Awaiting Judge’s Decision on Idaho ‘Ag-Gag’ Case