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Craig Article Appears in Journal Biological Conservation

In October, 2015, an article co-authored by University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Robin Craig appeared in the journal Biological Conservation. The article examines how the United States could marshall and supplement its existing legal protections for riparian corridors to facilitate species’ survival and adaptation to climate change. It is already getting […]

Craig Announces Three New Appointments, Participates in Katrina Panel

In August 2015, Professor Robin Craig was appointed as Co-Chair of the Water Program for the 2016 Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Annual Conference, July 2016; and to the Members Consultative Group for the American Law Institute’s new Restatement of the Law: The Law of American Indians.  In addition, she was appointed for an initial two-year […]

Study Ranks College of Law #35 Among Top-Cited Law Faculties

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law is tied for 35th place among U.S. law schools for the scholarly impact of its faculty. A new study, “The Scholarly Impact of Law School Faculties in 2015,” estimates the impact of a law faculty by calculating the mean and median of total law journal citations […]

Craig Appointed to Editorial Board of Sea Grant Law & Policy Journal

Professor Robin Craig has been appointed for an initial two-year term (August 2015 to July 2017, renewable) to the Editorial Board of the Sea Grant Law & Policy Journal. Her first round of duties will involve helping to select articles for the Journal’s Annual Symposium.

Craig Re-appointed to Committee Reviewing Edwards Aquifer Habitat Conservation Program

Robin Craig, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, has been re-appointed to a position on the second-phase committee, the Committee to Review the Edwards Aquifer Habitat Conservation Program. The Habitat Conservation Program implements the Habitat Conservation Plan that supports the Edwards Aquifer Incidental Take Permit under the federal […]

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 […]

Craig Article on Endangered Species and State Water Law Honored by Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation

Professor Robin Craig’s article, “”Does the Endangered Species Act Preempt State Water Law?,” 62 University of Kansas Law Review 851 (2014), has been selected by the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation to be printed in 52:1 Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Journal (2015). The reprinted version will also include a new short update to account for the Fifth Circuit’s decision […]

2L Mareschal Wins Award in 2014-15 American Indian Law Review Student Writing Competition

Alexa Mareschal, a 2L, won second place in the 2014-2015 American Indian Law Review law student writing competition for a paper she wrote for Professor Robin Craig’s Ocean and Coastal Law class. The paper is entitled, “Native Title and Rights to Marine Environments: A Comparative Analysis of New Zealand, Canada, and the United States.” In […]

Craig Elected a Member of American Law Institute

In April, 2015, Robin Craig, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was elected as a member of the American Law Institute (ALI). Craig, one of only 83 new members elected nationally, is joining an elite group of 2,778 ALI members. Professor Leslie Francis described Craig’s honor as “a fitting testament […]

Craig to Deliver Garrison Lecture at Pace University School of Law

On April 1, 2015, Robin Kundis Craig will deliver the Lloyd K. Garrison Distinguished Lecture on Environmental Law at the Pace University School of Law, entitled “Learning to Live with the Trickster: Narrating Climate Change and the Value of Resilience Thinking.” Click here for more information and a list of the past scholars who have delivered this […]