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Adler, Craig Co-author New Water Law Text

Interim Dean Robert Adler and Professor Robin Craig have coauthored a new legal text, Modern Water Law, with Noah Hall, Associate Professor of Law at Wayne State University. Modern Water Law: Private Property, Public Rights, and Environmental Protection, is described as “a comprehensive text to study the range of legal issues and doctrines that affect […]

Letter from Interim Dean Robert Adler

Dear Friends of the College of Law: In many ways, we are beginning a new era at the College of Law. As the incoming Interim Dean, I want to update you on the changes we are experiencing—some exciting and some quite challenging—and to invite you to renew or expand your engagement with the law school, […]

2L Steiert to Present Paper at Statewide Water Conference

UPDATE:   Jason Steiert, a 2L at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, has been invited to present his paper at the American Water Resources Association (AWRA) Utah Section Conference on May 14. Based on Steiert’s April 11 presentation of the paper at AWRA’s student writing competition, he is one of two […]

SL Trib Quotes Adler on Failed Utah-Nevada Water Deal

On April 5, The Salt Lake Tribune quoted Robert Adler, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, on Utah’s decision to scuttle a deal that would have allowed Nevada to pump water from the Snake Valley aquifer, on the Utah-Nevada border, and transport it to Las Vegas via pipeline. […]

Adler to Present at April 3 Webinar on Protecting Pacific Northwest Forests

Robert Adler, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will be one of three presenters at an April 3 webinar presented by the Center for Progressive Reform (CPR) that will focus on its forthcoming publication, Letting Nature Work in the Pacific Northwest: A Manual for Protecting Ecosystem Services under […]

2L Steiert Researches and Publishes River Protection Guide as Clinical Project at College of Law

A clinical project undertaken by Jason Steiert, currently a 2L at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, is reaching an audience of lay readers who are interested in the process behind protecting America’s wild rivers.  In the interview below, Steiert shares how the project got underway, describes the “immense complexity” of environmental […]

Adler Appointed Interim Dean at College of Law

February 19, 2013 — Professor Robert Adler was today appointed Interim Dean of the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, according to an announcement from Michael Hardman, the university’s Interim Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs. Adler, the College’s James I. Farr Chair, joined the faculty in 1994 and has served in numerous […]

Adler Climate Change Op-Ed Appears on Huffington Post

Robert Adler, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, recently published an op-ed on the Green page of the Huffington Post, a popular news website, content aggregator and blog. Adler’s contribution, “U.S. Climate Disaster in Global Perspective,” juxtaposes Hurricane Sandy, which recently struck the Eastern U.S., with Cyclone Nilam, […]

Tribune Publishes Adler Pollution Control Op-Ed

On September 22, 2012, The Salt Lake Tribune published an op-ed by University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Robert Adler. Titled “Who’s guarding the pollution henhouse?” the op-ed was inspired by recent news reports indicating that the Utah Division of Radiation Control has failed to adequately monitor the state’s radioactive waste industry, […]

Celebration of Chaired Professors

Celebration of Chaired Professors University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Reception from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Sutherland Moot Court Room With chaired professorships, the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law celebrates our supporters in the community and many of our excellent faculty. Chairs are named after those we honor: our community leaders […]