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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 […]

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 […]

Water law Down Under

  Robin Craig, a professor at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, spent part of the semester as a visiting professor at the University of Tasmania School of Law in Hobart, where she taught a course on comparative water law and research resilience and climate change adaptation issues. She’s recently returned to the U with […]

Craig publishes new book, “Contemporary Issues in Climate Change Law and Policy.”

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Robin Craig published a new book titled, “Contemporary Issues in Climate Change Law and Policy: Essays Inspired by the IPCC.” The work is co-authored by Stephen R. Miller. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s most recent set of reports, generally referred to collectively as the Fifth Assessment Report, present significant […]