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Resources for Environmental Law Professors & Professionals


The University of Utah College of Law’s Stegner Center archives videos of its many public lands, water law, energy law and environmental law-related programs, available free of charge for use in classes or research. We offer the following sampling of the variety of resources we’ve produced for your consideration and use.

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10 Resources for Public Lands Courses


1

John D. Leshy, “Debunking the Creation Myths of America’s Public Lands”

2

Professor John C. Ruple, Michael Henderson, & Caitlin Ceci, “Up for Grabs–The State of Fossils Protection in (Recently) Unprotected National Monuments,” Georgetown Environmental Law Review (on-line article, Oct. 5, 2018).

3

A Conversation with the Secretary“: Stegner Center Director Bob Keiter converses with former Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewel at the 24th Annual Wallace Stegner Symposium, 2019 (video, 96 minutes).

4

Robert B. Keiter, “Toward a National Conservation Network Act: Transforming Landscape Conservation on the Public Lands into Law,” 42 Harvard Environmental Law Review 61 (2018).

5

“Public Lands in a Changing West”: 23rd Annual Wallace Stegner Symposium, 2018

PROMOTIONAL VIDEOBROCHURE

6

John C. Ruple, “The Trump Administration and Lessons Not Learned from Prior National Monument Modifications,” 43 Harvard Environmental Law Review 1 (2019).

7

The Wilderness Act at 50 and the Mountain West: “Protecting Wilderness in Utah” Panel Discussion (video, 84 minutes).

9

Lynn Scarlett, “Managing Public Lands in a Changing Climate,” November 2011 Lecture in the Stegner Lecture Series (video, 35 minutes).

10

Robin Kundis Craig, “Treating Offshore Submerged Lands as Federal Public Lands: A Historical Perspective,” 34 Public Lands & Resources Law Review 51 (2013).

10 Resources for Water Law Courses


1

2017 Wallace Stegner Lecture: Eric Freyfogle, Swanlund Chair and Professor of Law, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, “Water, Community, and the Culture of Owning”:

Video (60 minutes)| University of Utah Press publication

2

 “Water in the West”: 22nd Annual Wallace Stegner Symposium (March 2017

3

Robin Kundis Craig, Robert W. Adler, and Noah D. Hall, Water Law: Concepts and Insights (Foundation Press 2017)

4

Restoring the Colorado River–Challenges and Opportunities” by John (Jack) C. Schmidt, Professor of Watershed Sciences, Utah State University (January 2016) (70-minute video)

5

Robert W. Adler, “Natural Resources and Natural Law Part 1: Prior Appropriation,” 60:3 William & Mary Law Review 739 (2019)

 

6

The Evolving Law of Headwater Streams” by Dave Owen, Professor of Law, University of California, Hastings. 2015-2016 Stegner Young Scholar Lecture (60-minute video)

8

PANEL DISCUSSION from the 21st Annual Stegner Symposium (2016): “Rethinking Water in Cities” featuring Tony Arnold, University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law; Stacey Eriksen, EPA Region 8; and Eric Millis, Utah Division of Water Resources (75-minute video)

9

Robin Kundis Craig, “Drought and Public Necessity: Can a Common-Law ‘Stick’ Increase Flexibility in Western Water Law?,” 6 Texas A&M Law Review 78-105 (Fall 2018)

10

Working with Elected Officials on Water Issues: Collaboration and Models in Scenario Planning” by Dr. Sarah Hinners, Ecological Planning Center, University of Utah (2017) (45-minute video, 35 minutes for the talk)

10 Resources for Energy Law Courses


2

The Frontier of the Air Quality Dilemma: Energy and Climate“: PANEL DISCUSSION from the 20th Annual Stegner Symposium on “Air Quality: Health, Energy, and Economics” featuring Sanya Carley, Indiana University; Penny Crossley, University of Sydney; and David Spence, University of Texas at Austin (2015) (90-minute video)

3

The Role of Coal-Fired Electric Power Generation in a Carbon-Constrained World“: PANEL DISCUSSION featuring James Holtkamp, Holland & Hart; Professor Arnold W. Reitze, Jr., University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law; and Professor John Dernbach, Widner University School of Law, and moderated by Professor Nancy McLaughlin, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law (February 2012) (105-minute video)

4

Thank You, Fossil Fuels, and Good Night” by Gregory Meehan, businessman and author, (September 2017) (80-minute video)

5

Science and Policy for a Clean Energy Economy” by Daniel Kammen, Distinguished Professor of Energy, University of California, Berkeley. From the 15th Annual Wallace Stegner Symposium on “The Challenge of Sustainability” (2010) (55-minute video)

 

6

 “Clean Energy Equity” by Felix Mormann, Associate Professor of Law, Texas A&M University: 2017-2018 Stegner Young Scholar Lecture (70-minute video)

7

Energy Sprawl Solutions: Balancing Global Development and Conservation” by scientists Joseph M. Kiesecker and David Naugle, (November 2018) (55-minute video)

8

 “State Energy Law for a Modern Low-Carbon Grid” by Uma Outka, Professor of Law, University of Kansas: 2018-2019 Stegner Young Scholar Lecture, (November 2018) (70-minute video)

9

 “Rethinking Energy for Cities“: Panel from the 21st Annual Stegner Symposium on “Green Infrastructure, Resilient Cities: New Challenges, New Solutions” featuring Alexandra Aznar, National Renewable Energy Laboratory; Sara Bronin, Center for Energy & Environmental Law, University of Connecticut School of Law; and Troy Rule, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University (March 2016) (80-minute video)

10

The Regulatory Contract in the Marketplace” by Emily Hammond, Professor of Law, George Washington University: 2014-2015 Stegner Young Scholar Lecture (March 2015) (60-minute video)

10 Resources for Environmental Law Courses


1

Federal Lands, Environmental Law, and the Department of Justice” by John Cruden, Assistant Attorney General, Environmental and Natural Resources Division, U.S. Department of Justice, September 2016 (75-minute video)

 

2

Breakpoint–Reckoning with America’s Environmental Crises” by Dr. Jeremy B.C. Jackson, February 2019 (video, 65 minutes)

3

“Little Fish in a Pork Barrel” by Zygmunt Plater, Professor of Law, Boston College. 2011 Wallace Stegner Lecture exploring the background of Tennessee Valley Authority v. Hill:

Video (80 minutes) | University of Utah Press Publication

4

 “Rachel Carson’s Bittersweet Legacy in Toxics Policy and the Long Road Ahead” by Wendy Wagner, Professor of Law, University of Texas. From the 17th Annual Stegner Symposium, “Silent Spring at 50” (2012) (30-minute video)

5

A Conversation on Environmental Racism” featuring Tara Houska, tribal rights attorney, protestor for the Dakota access pipeline at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, and national campaigns director for indigenous led environmental justice organization, Honor the Earth; and Nayyirah Shariff, a grassroots organizer based in Flint, Michigan and co-founder of the Flint Democracy Defense League to confront Flint’s emergency manager in 2011 (January 2018) (90-minute video)

 

6

Common Ground on Hostile Turf: Stories from an Environmental Mediator” by Lucy Moore, mediator, facilitator, and author (February 2014) (65-minute video)

7

Statutory Framework for Protection of Waters” by Kim Connolly, Professor of Law, SUNY Buffalo: 2008-2009 Stegner Young Scholar Lecture, October 2008 (60-minute video)

8

The Flip Side of  Michigan v. EPA : Are Cumulative Impacts Centrally Relevant?” by Sanne Knudsen, Professor of Law, University of Washington: 2016-2017 Stegner Young Scholar Lecture, November 2016 (60-minute video)

9

Co-Regulation in Mexican Environmental Law” by Lesley McAllister, Professor of Law, University of San Diego: 2011-2012 Stegner Young Scholar Lecture (45-minute video)

10

“Air Quality: Health, Energy, and Economics”: 20th Annual Stegner Center Symposium (March 2015)

30 Resources for Natural Resource Courses


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