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

Diné on Bears Ears Panel Discussion

7:00-9:00 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law Moot Courtroom The proclamation of Bears Ears National Monument in December 2016 emerged largely through the advocacy of a coalition of Native peoples that included the Navajo Nation. The designation has incited heated debates in Utah and across the United States. Join us for a screening of the […]

The Future of Indian Water Rights in the West

By Nils Lofgren for EDRBlog.org Water is an important and essential commodity for people living in the western United States today. Water is just as important for Indians living on reservation lands in the western states. As the importance of water increases a new trend has begun in the west, Indian tribes are creating settlements […]

Craig interviewed on Nebraska Public Radio about The End of Sustainability

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Robin Craig was interviewed on Nebraska Public Radio about her forthcoming book titled, “The End of Sustainability.” Click here to listen to the interview »

Ruple interviewed on ABC4 Utah about Trump’s executive order to review Antiquities Act

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Associate Professor John Ruple was interviewed on ABC4 Utah about Secretary Ryan Zinke’s visit to Utah and Trump’s executive order to review the Antiquities Act. Click here to watch the interview »

Wallace Stegner Center Lecture – Robin Kundis Craig

The End of Sustainability: Learning to Live with the Trickster in Natural Resources Management 12:15-1:30 p.m., S.J. Quinney College of Law Moot Courtroom, (Level 6) The time has come for us to collectively reexamine—and ultimately move past—the concept of sustainability in environmental and natural resources law and management. The continued invocation of sustainability in policy […]

Ruple quoted by media about Bears Ears National Monument

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Associate Professor John Ruple has been quoted by different media outlets about the Antiquities Act and Bears Ears National Monument. Salt Lake Magazine » Politifact »

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 […]