Suit Over Fallen Cheese Art Settled With Border Wall Builders

By Dave Simpson (May 17, 2022, 9:43 PM EDT) -- Two contractors for the federal government's wall along the U.S.-Mexico border have reached a settlement with an artist accusing them of intentionally demolishing his art project crafted from cheese just yards away on private property, the parties told a California federal judge Monday.

On Tuesday, Judge William Q. Hayes of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California vacated the case's pending court dates and deadlines following the parties' notice of settlement in the case Monday.

Details of the deal were not included in the notice of settlement.

In November 2020, Cosimo Cavallaro and the nonprofit assisting in his...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!