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University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Robin Kundis Craig has been named a Distinguished Professor. The rank is given out annually to a select number of outstanding professors at the U. In order to be considered for the title a professor must have at least five years of service. A professor also […]
Do you think that major statutory reform is necessary address global environmental challenges? Think again. Newly published research published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences by a group of environmental law scholars explores the untapped capacity of existing environmental and natural resources management statutes to address accelerating environmental change in the absence of […]
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Robin Craig recently received the following two appointments. The National Academy of Science, Engineering, and Medicine’s eighth Committee on Independent Scientific Review of Everglades Restoration Progress, which goes by the unwieldy acronym of NASEM CISRERP VIII. The Committee is charged with reviewing the progress of the […]
New research by University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Robin Craig explores scientific debates about the origins of cholera pandemics and their implications for climate change adaptation. Craig’s article, “Cholera and Climate Change: Pursuing Public Health Adaptation Strategies in the Face of Scientific Debate,” was published this month by Houston Journal of […]
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Robin Craig was interviewed by Wallace Chapman about water issues on Radio New Zealand recently. Listen to the segment here.
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Robin Craig will deliver a keynote talk at the Resource Management Law Association (RMLA) Conference at Te Papa, Wellington, New Zealand on Sept. 20-22. The event is New Zealand’s biggest environmental law conference. Craig’s lecture, “Learning to Live with the Trickster: U.S. and New Zealand Natural Resources Law in the […]
FACULTY: Craig files amicus brief in case challenging Obama designation of the Northeast Canyons & Seamounts Marine National Monument
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Robin Craig and a team of pro bono attorneys at Fried Frank has filed an amicus brief in Massachusetts Lobstermen’s Association v. Ross, the lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia that is challenging former President Barack Obama’s designation of the Northeast […]
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Robin Craig will speak at several national environmental law events in coming weeks. On April 25, Craig will speak at the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University for the Environmental Law Review Symposium, “Climate Change, Coasts, and Precaution,” . She will speak on “Cleaning Up Our […]
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Robin Craig was quoted in Law360 in a story about the Environmental Protection Agency. The 9th Circuit decided on Feb. 1 that injection wells discharging pollutants to groundwater needed Clean Water Act permits because the pollutants reached navigable waters. The EPA then asked for comments on […]
Downtown CLE – Stream Access, the Public Trust Doctrine, and Utah Stream Access Coalition: Where Are We Now in Utah?
12:00-1:00 p.m., Jones Waldo (170 Main St Suite 1500, Salt Lake City, UT 84101) This CLE will provide an overview of navigable waters, stream access, and the public trust doctrine in Utah. After beginning with an introduction to these subjects and prior Utah court decisions, the discussion will focus on the Utah Supreme Court’s late-2017 […]