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Craig’s article cited by Iowa Supreme Court

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Robin Craig’s article titled, Defining Riparian Rights as “Property” Through Takings Litigation: Is There a Property Right to Environmental Quality? was cited in the Iowa Supreme Court Board of Water Works Trustess of City of Des Moines v. SAC County Board of Supervisors case. The Iowa […]

Stegner Center Water in the West Symposium featured in Daily Chronicle

The Wallace Stegner Center at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law was featured in the U’s Daily Chronicle about the forthcoming 22nd Annual Symposium titled, Water in the West: Exploring Untapped Solutions. Robin Craig, acting director of the Wallace Stegner Center shared, “It’s a conference on water, and we haven’t done one on […]

Craig to speak at Natural History Museum of Utah Science Movie Night

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Robin Craig will be speaking at the Natural History Museum of Utah (NMHU) on Tuesday, Apr. 4. Craig’s remarks are in conjunction with the Science Movie Night hosted by NMHU and the Utah Film Center. Science Movie Night April film screening: A Plastic Ocean – “Accompanied […]

Craig article on ocean acidification ranked among top 25 environmental articles of 2016

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Robin Craig wrote an article titled, Dealing with Ocean Acidification: The Problem, the Clean Water Act, and State and Regional Approaches for the Washington Law Review. This article has been named one of the Top 25 environmental, natural resources and energy law articles of 2016. pdf link: […]

U law professors’ amicus curiae briefs in State of Washington v. Trump covered by The Salt Lake Tribune and The Deseret News

The Salt Lake Tribune  and The Deseret News covered University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law professors’ efforts to weigh in on the State of Washington v. Trump case.  Professor Amy Wildermuth, with assistance from Professor Lincoln Davies, submitted amicus curiae briefs on the issue of the State of Washington’s standing to bring the case.  Besides Wildermuth […]

U law professors submit amicus curiae briefs in State of Washington v. Trump case

The S.J. Quinney College of Law has arranged to live stream the Ninth Circuit oral argument in State of Washington v. Trump into the  law school’s moot courtroom on Feb.7, beginning at 4 p.m. MST. This is an unusual argument in that advocates will be participating via telephone, but at a minimum, audio will be available for the entire […]

Craig quoted in The Verge on judicial appointments under Trump

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Robin Craig was quoted on Jan. 20 in The Verge in an article about the role of judges on environmental policies. Trump plans to dismantle most of Obama’s efforts to protect the environment but it will be the judges, in large part, who determine the outcome […]

Craig quoted in National Geographic on protected marine areas

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Robin Craig was quoted in the February 2017 issue of National Geographic in a story titled, “Why It’s Important to Save Our Seas’ Last Pristine Places.” Since Theodore Roosevelt’s time, the U.S. has set aside more than 1,200 marine protected areas. They cover a quarter of all U.S. seas. […]

Craig quoted in The Atlantic, other media on Obama’s move to block oil and gas drilling in the Artic Ocean and Atlantic Ocean

President Barack Obama recently moved to indefinitely block oil and gas drilling on federally owned lands in the Arctic Ocean and Atlantic Ocean under a provision of the 1953 Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act. Canada took similar action. The act gives the president unilateral authority to withdraw parts of the Outer Continental Shelf from leasing, […]

Craig interviewed in The Atlantic on ocean acidification

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Robin Craig was interviewed in the September 13, 2016 edition of The Atlantic. The story, titled “Why the EPA Doesn’t Regulate Ocean Acidification – In part, it’s because no one knows how best to do it yet,” discusses ocean acidification. “Few coastal states have done the necessary scientific research to be […]