Stegner Center Releases Legal Analysis of Utah’s Efforts to Control Federal Public Lands

October 29, 2014 — The Wallace Stegner Center for Land, Resources & the Environment at the University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law today released a White Paper titled “A Legal Analysis of the Transfer of Public Lands Movement.” The White Paper discusses Utah’s Transfer of Public Lands Act, or TPLA, which demands that […]

Keiter Participates in Sept. 18 Public Lands Debate at SUU

On September 18, 2014, Bob Keiter, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law and Director of the College’s Wallace Stegner Center, participated in a debate about Utah’s public lands. The debate, was held in the Sterling R. Church Auditorum in the Sharwin Smith Student Center on the campus of […]

The Future of Federal-State Land Exchanges

John Ruple University of Utah, SJ Quinney College of Law       Robert B. Keiter University of Utah – S.J. Quinney College of Law       June 24, 2014 University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 84 Today, the land ownership map of the West in many places resembles a crazy […]

19th Annual Stegner Symposium Focuses on Past, Present and Future of America’s National Parks

Consisting of more than 400 units that extend across all 50 states and covering more than 84 million acres, America’s national park system is much beloved, with more than 280 million visitors each year. But as America prepares to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, in 2016, many of our parks are […]

National Parks Traveler Praises Keiter Book

Professor Robert Keiter’s new book, To Conserve Unimpaired:  The Evolution of the National Park Idea, earned a rave review on the National Parks Traveler website. Reviewer Kurt Repanshek praises the work generally, and specifically points to how Keiter “examines the growth, and evolutions, of the national park movement as more and more political and economic […]

Green Bag: To Conserve Unimpaired

To Conserve Unimpaired: The Evolution of the National Park Idea By Robert B. Keiter A Wallace Stegner Center Green Bag S.J. Quinney College of Law, Room 106 Bob Keiter will read from and discuss his new book which argues the goal of the national parks system “to conserve unimpaired” is not as straightforward as it […]

RMMLF Awards Keiter Grant for Federal-State Land Exchange Research

On July 2, Robert Keiter, University Distinguished Professor and Director of the Wallace Stegner Center for Land, Resources, and the Environment at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was awarded a $5,000 grant from the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation. The grant will support research regarding the legal requirements applicable to federal-state […]

Keiter to Read from New National Parks Book June 6 at 15th Street Gallery

Robert Keiter, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law will read from and sign copies of his new book, To Conserve Unimpaired: The Evolution of the National Park Idea, on June 6 at 7:00 p.m. at the 15th Street Gallery, 1519 South 1500 East, in Salt Lake City.  The […]

18th Annual Symposium: Religion, Faith and the Environment

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Wallace Stegner Center for Land, Resources and the Environment 18th Annual Symposium Religion, Faith, and the Environment April 12th & 13th, 2013   The Stegner Center’s eighteenth annual symposium will focus on the intersection of Religion, Faith, and the Environment.  It has been nearly half a century […]

Stegner Symposium Focuses on Religion, Faith and Environment

Much has changed in the nearly half a century since UCLA historian Lynn White named the Judeo-Christian tradition one of the “root” causes of “our ecological crisis.” Across the world today, people of faith are stepping forward to explain why our spiritual connections to the earth demand environmental protection.  At the same time, religion remains […]