Keiter and Ruple quoted in U.S. News and World Report on Oregon insurrection

Professors Robert Keither and John Ruple were quoted in a January 6, 2016 story U.S. News and World Report story titled, “Why Obama’s Got His Hands On Your Land.”

“It’s kind of ironic that this is happening here,” says attorney John Ruple, an associate law professor at the University of Utah who specializes in public lands issues. “This is an area that’s typically held up as an example of how communities can work together with federal managers.”

“From early on there’s been tension between the federal land owner and local citizens,” says University of Utah law professor Robert Keiter.

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