Hall v. Progress Pig, Inc.: Protecting and Strengthening the Citizen Standing Clause of Initiative 300

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Cavanaugh, Nicole
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1999
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INTRODUCTION|Article XII, section 8 of the Nebraska Constitution was enacted after organized opponents of corporate farming and ranching took successful steps to amend the state constitution through the referendum process. The first step was the drafting and submission of the proposed amendment, commonly known as Initiative 300, to the voters. The signature count met the constitutional requirement for a citizen initiative to place an amendment to the Nebraska Constitution on the ballot. Initiative 300 was submitted to the voters in the general election of November 2, 1982, and received a majority of the vote. On November 29, 1982, then-Governor Charles Thone issued a proclamation stating that Initiative 300 was approved by a majority of the voters...
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32 Creighton L. Rev. 697 (1998-1999)
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Creighton University School of Law
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