Agist and agister

August 5, 2014

To agist is “to allow animals to graze on one’s pasture for a fee,” Black’s Law Dictionary tells us, and an agister is “a person engaged in the business of agistment.” There is also an “agister’s lien,” “a lien on the animals under an agister’s care, to secure payment of the agister’s fee.”

Eugene Volokh teaches free speech law, religious freedom law, church-state relations law, a First Amendment Amicus Brief Clinic, and tort law, at UCLA School of Law, where he has also often taught copyright law, criminal law, and a seminar on firearms regulation policy.
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