Stegner Center Public Lands Paper Cited in Montana Op-Eds

The white paper published by the Wallace Stegner Center’s Robert Keiter and John Ruple in response to the Utah’s Transfer of Public Lands Act continues to drawn discussion. On February 3, 2015 the Billings Gazette published an op-ed by Montana resident Dave Mari. The paper titled, “The Transfer of Public Lands Movement: Taking the ‘Public’ Out of Public Lands.” concludes that the […]

Keiter and Ruple Cited in Denver Post on Possible Public Lands Takeover

The Wallace Stegner Center’s Bob Keiter and John Ruple were cited in a February 25, 2015 Denver Post article titled, “Conservation groups unite to oppose takeover of land.” Read the story in the Denver Post »

Stegner Center’s Responses to Utah’s Transfer of Public Lands Act Garners Wide Media Coverage

The white paper published by the Wallace Stegner Center’s Robert Keiter and John Ruple  in response to the Utah’s Transfer of Public Lands Act has drawn wide media coverage and discussion. The paper titled, “The Transfer of Public Lands Movement: Taking the ‘Public’ Out of Public Lands.” concludes that the TPLA hinders, rather than helps, efforts to […]

Federal Lands Takeover Would Harm the Public

Press release dated January 27, 2015 – 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 “The Transfer of Public Lands Movement: Taking the ‘Public’ Out of Public Lands.” The White Paper discusses Utah’s Transfer of Public Lands […]

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 […]

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 […]

Davies, Uchitel, and Ruple Publish Study on Carbon Capture and Sequestration in Prestigious International Journal

Energy Policy, the premier international journal in energy politics and economics, has published an article by University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Lincoln Davies and Wallace Stegner Fellows Kirsten Uchitel and John Ruple. The team completed their research as part of their work on a grant from the United States Department of […]

2L Hutchins Awarded David C. Williams Fellowship

Scott Hutchins, a 2L at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was recently awarded a David C. Williams Fellowship.  Hutchins’ project is an expansion of a paper he is working on for Professor Michele Straube’s Enivronmental Conflict Resolution class that focuses on on a case study of the Vision Dixie process and […]

Alumni John Ruple Is Stegner Center’s First Research Associate

John Ruple (2004) joined the Wallace Stegner Center at the College of Law as our first Research Associate in April 2012. He is currently collaborating with Professor Robert Adler on a book chapter addressing water resources and climate change law and with Professor Lincoln Davies on an empirical analysis of ways to incentivize carbon capture […]

Electric Power in a Carbon Constrained World

Electric Power in a Carbon Constrained World This conference will address four aspects of electric power generation related to government efforts to reduce carbon emissions from this industry. The first panel will discuss the role of coal-fired electric power generation; the second panel will deal with the rapidly growing natural gas industry and the role […]