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September 2019

The Malheur National Wildlife Refuge Occupation and Combatting Violent Extremism

September 19 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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A Wallace Stegner Center Green Bag 12:15-1:15 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law, Moot Courtroom (Level 6) America has become all too familiar with the impacts on human lives and communities of violent domestic extremism. One such incident occurred in 2016 when armed anti-federal government activists seized the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon. While the international media focused on the very real prospect of mass carnage, far less attention was paid to the indispensable role of local citizens in…

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November 2019

Stegner Center Young Scholar Lecture – Jason Robison

November 7 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
S. J. Quinney College of Law, 383 South University St
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
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Beyond Bears Ears: Postcolonialism & Grand Canyon National Park 12:15-1:15 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law Moot Courtroom (Level 6) 2019 not only marks the sesquicentennial of John Wesley Powell’s epic 1869 Expedition down the Green and Colorado rivers, but also the centennial of the national park established to conserve unimpaired the gaping chasm named by Powell: Grand Canyon. As Powell could attest, Native Americans formed connections to this magical place for millennia prior to the national park’s creation, posing…

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Stegner Center Young Scholar Downtown CLE – Jason Robison

November 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
383 South University Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States

Downstream of Montana v. Wyoming: Equity, Tribes & the Yellowstone River Compact 12:00 – 1:00 p.m., Holland & Hart (222 Main St #2200, Salt Lake City, UT 84101) Not only does the Yellowstone River Basin contain the world’s first national park, it also encompasses the reservations of four tribal sovereigns: the Crow and Northern Cheyenne in Montana and the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho in Wyoming. Montana v. Wyoming, 138 S. Ct. 758 (2018), marked the first occasion on which…

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