The Paley Rothman Blog

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Family Law

Q&A - Divorce and the Holidays: Keeping Spirits Bright

The holidays are a wonderful time of year to share with your family and friends. Yet, with travel, shopping and many preparations, this is a stressful time. For divorced families, that stress is even greater because there are more arrangements that have to be made regarding children, when and where children will be, whose house, when, for how long. There may also be sadness about a time when the family was whole and celebrations were happier.

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Regulatory Law & Litigation

FIFRA Label Preemption and the RoundUp Litigation

It is unlawful to sell a pesticide without its EPA-approved label or that is otherwise “misbranded.” FIFRA defines a “misbranded” pesticide as one bearing a label that is “false or misleading in any particular.” In Bates, the Supreme Court recognized an exception to EPA’s exclusive authority over pesticide labels. A good illustration of the impact of the Bates exception is provided by the recent litigation involving Monsanto’s popular weedkiller, RoundUp.

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