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Keiter to appear on UTopia show to discuss future of public lands

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Robert Keiter will appear on the UTopia show on Kjzz (Channel 14) to discuss the future of Utah’s public lands. The show will air on Sunday, Oct. 22 at 8:30 a.m. and is titled “The Fight For Public Lands: A History.”   A preview of the show […]

Keiter interviewed on Top of Mind radio show about the future of Bears Ears

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Robert Keiter was interviewed by BYU Radio’s Top of Mind show recently about the future of Bears Ears.  Listen to the full segment here. 

Keiter publishes new book on Wyoming State Constitution

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Robert B. Keiter is well-known for his legal scholarship around the country. In addition to his role as  the Wallace Stegner Professor of Law, a University Distinguished Professor, and founding director of the Wallace Stegner Center for Land, Resources, and the Environment , he’s a published […]

Keiter quoted in National Geographic on future of Bears Ears

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Bob Keiter was quoted in National Geographic on the future of Bears Ears.  Read the full article here. 

Ruple and Keiter publish op-ed on future of Bears Ears in The Salt Lake Tribune

John Ruple and Bob Keiter, both professors at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, published an op-ed recently in The Salt Lake Tribune urging President Donald Trump and Interior Secretary-designate Ryan Zinke to proceed cautiously in determining whether to abolish or change the Bears Ears National Monument.  Read the full commentary here.

Keiter and Ruple discuss Bears Ears monument designation with Utah Public Radio

Professors Bob Keiter and John Ruple discussed the recent Bears Ears monument designation with Utah Public Radio on December 30, 2016. The two-hour program includes public comment and discussion from: John Kovash, Utah Public Radio southern Utah correspondent Chris Saeger, Director, Western Values Project Scott Groene, Director, Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance John Ruple, Research Associate […]

Keiter publishes op-ed in Salt Lake Tribune on national parks centennial

On August 26, 2016 Robert B. Keiter, the Wallace Stegner Center Professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law and author of To Conserve Unimpaired: The Evolution of the National Park Idea, published an op-ed in The Salt Lake Tribune about the national parks centennial. Read the op-ed here.

Public lands research by Keiter and Ruple mentioned in Salt Lake Tribune

The Salt Lake Tribune referenced research by University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professors Bob Keiter and John Ruple in a news article published this week related to the state’s lawsuit over federal lands. Keiter and Ruple have published several white papers on various issues related to the transfer of public lands from […]

Keiter’s speech in Idaho Falls covered by local press

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Bob Keiter spoke in Idaho Falls this week about the transfer of federal lands to state control. Keiter’s visit was covered by the ABC affiliate in Idaho Falls. View the news clip here. 

Keiter featured in National Parks Traveler Centennial Series

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Bob Keiter kicked off the National Parks Traveler series titled, “Centennial Series | National Park System Expansion: Confronting A Second Century Challenge.” Editor’s note: With the National Park Service’s centennial soon upon us, National Parks Traveler is rolling out its Centennial Series, a collection of papers that touch on […]