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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

Craig quoted in National Geographic on Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Robin Craig was quoted in the August 26, 2016 edition of National Geographic in a story titled, “Hawaii Is Now Home to an Ocean Reserve Twice the Size of Texas.” President Obama recently quadrupled the size of the national marine monument off northwestern Hawaii to a 583,000-square-mile “no-take” zone.” The history and power […]

EDR program cited in Priest River, Idaho land use discussion

Editor’s note: The grant received for Project 7B is from the LOR Foundation, not the College of Law EDR program as noted in the Priest River Times story. The Wallace Stegner Center’s Environmental Dispute Resolution program (EDR program) was cited as a facilitator of land use planning in northern Idaho community of Priest River. A new […]

Transfer of federal lands to states would make Endangered Species Act compliance more expensive and difficult

New study published in a University of California, Davis environmental journal explores the impact of a land transfer on Endangered Species Act compliance. (June 29, 2016) — New research from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law finds that transferring millions of acres of federally managed public lands to states, as contemplated under […]

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 […]

Craig appears on University of Melbourne’s “Up Close” program

During a visit to Melbourne, Australia to lecture, Professor Robin Craig appeared on the University of Melbourne’s “Up Close” radio program. The segment was titled, “The end of sustainability: Realism and resilience in managing our natural resources.” Environmental legal scholar Professor Robin Craig argues that the doctrine of sustainability in managing our natural resources fails […]

Reitze discusses SCOTUS hold on Clean Power Plan in RadioWest interview

On February 10, 2016, S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Arnold Reitze was interviewed on KUER’s RadioWest about the U.S. Supreme Court’s hold on the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan. But, now that the U.S. Supreme Court has put the rules on hold, Rocky Mountain Power and state environmental regulators are left in limbo, since they’re already […]

Keiter and Ruple cited in Salt Lake Tribune op-ed

S.J. Quinney College of Law professors Bob Keiter and John Ruple were cited in a January 19, 2016 op-ed authored by Brian Maffly of The Salt Lake Tribune. Titled, “The history and law behind Utah’s bid to gain federal public lands,” the opinion story outlines Utah’s claim to federal lands. And Keiter and Ruple contend a […]

Keiter quoted in Outside Magazine on Alaska wilderness

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Bob Keiter was quoted in Outside Magazine in a story titled, “Who Controls Alaska’s Waterways.” Last month, after years of appeals, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear Sturgeon’s case. Sturgeon v. Masica will determine whether and how the Department of the Interior will be able to regulate waterways on the […]

A River Between Us: Lessons in Conflict Resolution

By Jen Reynolds for EDRblog.org.  A River Between Us is a new documentary by former Oregon Senator Jason Atkinson and filmmaker Jeff Martin. (Disclosure: the University of Oregon School of Law ADR Center made a small contribution in support of post-production of the film.) The documentary provides much useful background on the Klamath restoration and, […]

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 […]