Faculty

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0FacultyWildermuth, AmyProfessorAdministrative Law, Civil Procedure, Environmental Law, Natural Resources, Property
0FacultyReitze, ArnoldProfessor (Lecturer)Climate Change, Environmental Law, Natural Resources
0FacultyRuple, JohnAssociate Professor (Research), Wallace Stegner Center for Land, Resources and the EnvironmentEnergy Law, Environmental Law, Natural Resources, Public Lands, Water Law
0FacultyDavies, LincolnAssociate Dean for Academic Affairs, ProfessorCivil Procedure, Climate Change, Energy Law, Environmental Law, Litigation, Natural Resources, Religion
0FacultyAdler, RobertDean College of Law, ProfessorAdministrative Law, Environmental Law, Natural Resources, Water Law
0FacultyKeiter, RobertDistinguished ProfessorAdministrative Law, Climate Change, Constitutional Law, Energy Law, Environmental Law, Natural Resources, Public Lands

News and Events

Davies Comments on Pope’s Statement About Climate Change

June 18, 2015. Professor Lincoln Davies was quoted on Fox13 News and in The Salt Lake Tribune about Pope Francis’ climate change statements. “The pope makes clear that this is a moral issue, not a political issue. A conservative, a true conservative, will embrace [conservation]. The pope says that,” said Lincoln Davies, a law professor […]

College of Law Faculty Score Three of the Top Six Environmental Law Articles for 2014

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Dean Bob Adler, Professor Robin Craig, and former Visiting Assistant Professor Sanne Knudsen scored three of the top six slots in the annual Land Use and Environmental Law Review for the period covered by the forthcoming 2015-16 volume. A panel of environmental law faculty from across the […]

Fracking in Populated Areas: The Most Literal Application of ‘Not in My Backyard’

By Kirstin Lindstrom for EDRblog.com. With a not-insignificant modicum of success, a recent sea change in public, industry and non-profit collaborative efforts on public land issues has altered the atmosphere of environmental dispute discourse. Despite some notable failures, in the past few years there have been important advances in the public/private collaborative realm. Many collaborations […]

Finally Sitting at the Grownups’ Table

By Jim Holtkamp for EDRblog.org. Last March I had the once-in-a-career experience of meeting with senior officials of the China National Peoples’ Congress (NCP) and the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) to discuss strengthening laws to enforce environmental standards. On March 5, Premier Li Keiqang “declared war on pollution” at the opening of the annual […]

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 […]

German Energy Blog cites Davies’ paper

Lincoln Davies and Kirst Allen have just published an excellent article “Feed-in Tariffs in Turmoil” in the West Virginia Law Review. Anyone interested in better understanding feed-in tariff schemes should read it. The comprehensive (38 page) article contains case studies of three countries that have used feed-in tariffs: Germany, Spain and South Korea. For each […]

19th Annual Symposium – National Parks: Past, Present and Future

Stegner Center Nineteenth Annual Symposium National Parks: Past, Present, and Future Thursday and Friday, March 27 to 28, 2014 The City Library, Salt Lake City, Utah The national park idea, the best idea we ever had, was inevitable as soon as Americans learned to confront the wild continent not with fear and cupidity but with […]

March 20 Event Update

Interdisciplinary Communication and the Role of the Environmental Lawyer 8:15 AM – 12:45 PMThursday, March 20, 2014Okazaki Community Meeting RoomCollege of Social Work (see map below)   Hosted in conjunction with the ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources 43rd Spring Conference: http://www.americanbar.org/calendar/2014/03/43rd-spring-conference.html Please register for free light breakfast and a boxed lunch at: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07e8zhsp3h6cc0d042&oseq=&c=&ch=  Agenda 8:15 a.m. – 8:30 […]

March 20th Interdisciplinary Communication Event

Interdisciplinary Communication and the Role of the Environmental Lawyer 8:15 AM – 12:45 PMThursday, March 20, 2014Okazaki Community Meeting RoomCollege of Social Work (see map below)   Hosted in conjunction with the ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources 43rd Spring Conference: http://www.americanbar.org/calendar/2014/03/43rd-spring-conference.html Please register for free light breakfast and a boxed lunch at: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07e8zhsp3h6cc0d042&oseq=&c=&ch=  Agenda 8:15 a.m. – 8:30 […]

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