Faculty

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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
0FacultyStraube, MicheleProfessor (Lecturer)Environmental Dispute Resolution, Environmental Law
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
0FacultyCraig, RobinProfessorAdministrative Law, Environmental Law, Property, Water Law

News and Events

Ruple quoted in McClatchy about Bears Ears Monument reversal efforts

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Associate Professor John Ruple was interviewed by McClatchy DC Bureau on Mar. 21 about the difficulties of reversing Obama’s naming of the Bears Ears National Monument. Ruple stated: “If they go down that road, it is a very, very difficult path…The Antiquities Act doesn’t say anything about […]

Craig’s article cited by Iowa Supreme Court

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Robin Craig’s article titled, Defining Riparian Rights as “Property” Through Takings Litigation: Is There a Property Right to Environmental Quality? was cited in the Iowa Supreme Court Board of Water Works Trustess of City of Des Moines v. SAC County Board of Supervisors case. The Iowa […]

Stegner Center Water in the West Symposium featured in Daily Chronicle

The Wallace Stegner Center at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law was featured in the U’s Daily Chronicle about the forthcoming 22nd Annual Symposium titled, Water in the West: Exploring Untapped Solutions. Robin Craig, acting director of the Wallace Stegner Center shared, “It’s a conference on water, and we haven’t done one on […]

Craig to speak at Natural History Museum of Utah Science Movie Night

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Robin Craig will be speaking at the Natural History Museum of Utah (NMHU) on Tuesday, Apr. 4. Craig’s remarks are in conjunction with the Science Movie Night hosted by NMHU and the Utah Film Center. Science Movie Night April film screening: A Plastic Ocean – “Accompanied […]

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: […]

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 […]

Ruple interviewed on KUER about naming of Bears Ears National Monument

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Associate Professor John Ruple was interviewed on KUER radio about the recently named Bears Ears National Monument by President Barack Obama. Ruple discusses the legal history behind the naming of monuments and the legal challenges disgruntled residents will have in trying to reverse it. Listen to the […]

Does Nevada hold the key to future policy decisions on solar power?

It’s cheaper than ever before for people in the U.S. to install rooftop solar panels as an energy source.  With the trend continuing to gain traction, states have started revisiting the laws they use to promote rooftop solar—so-called ‘net metering’ policies.  An analysis by Lincoln L. Davies, associate dean for academic affairs and a professor […]

New research by law school’s Rumore is altering the game of climate change

Could turning climate change into a game inspire communities to seriously consider climate change risks and what they need to do to adapt? Danya Rumore, who holds a joint appointment at the University of Utah as associate director of the S.J. Quinney College of Law’s Environmental Dispute Resolution Program and as a research assistant professor […]

College of Law receives $250,000 gift and new $5 million endowment to top-ranked environmental law program

Gift from The ESRR Endowment Fund for the Wallace Stegner Center will enhance scholarship and programming opportunities at the prestigious Wallace Stegner Center for Land, Resources and the Environment.