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Passage And Flow Considered Anew: Wild Salmon Restoration Via Hydro Relicensing, Paul Stanton Kibel 2016 Alexander Blewett III School of Law at the University of Montana

Passage And Flow Considered Anew: Wild Salmon Restoration Via Hydro Relicensing, Paul Stanton Kibel

Public Land and Resources Law Review

No abstract provided.


Protecting Traditional Water Resources: Legal Options For Preserving Tribal Non-Consumptive Water Use, Julia Guarino 2016 Alexander Blewett III School of Law at the University of Montana

Protecting Traditional Water Resources: Legal Options For Preserving Tribal Non-Consumptive Water Use, Julia Guarino

Public Land and Resources Law Review

The law governing the quantification and use of tribal water rights is complex and inconsistent, creating major challenges for tribes working to gain control over and make use of their water resources. There are even greater challenges a tribe must overcome if it wishes to safeguard non- consumptive water uses not generally protected under Western water law regimes. Non-consumptive water uses include any use that does not require removing water from the natural water body. Such uses include protecting in-stream water flows for fisheries, riparian habitat, traditional plants, ceremonial uses, or recreation. There are legal tools available to tribes, however ...


A Sacred Responsibility: Governing The Use Of Water And Related Resources In The International Columbia Basin Through The Prism Of Tribes And First Nations, Matthew J. McKinney, Richard Kyle Paisley, Molly Smith Stenovec 2016 Alexander Blewett III School of Law at the University of Montana

A Sacred Responsibility: Governing The Use Of Water And Related Resources In The International Columbia Basin Through The Prism Of Tribes And First Nations, Matthew J. Mckinney, Richard Kyle Paisley, Molly Smith Stenovec

Public Land and Resources Law Review

In the fall of 2012, leaders from Columbia Basin First Nations and tribes participated, along with about 150 other people, in the 4th transboundary symposium convened by the Universities Consortium on Columbia River Governance. Gathered on the shores of Flathead Lake in Polson, Montana, the participants explored the interests, rights, roles, and responsibilities of indigenous people in the international Columbia River Basin. This symposium generated two notable outcomes: first, The Columbia River Basin: A Sense of the Future—a synthesis of interests and concerns with regard to the future of the transboundary river basin as captured by the Universities Consortium ...


Mixing Oil And Water: The Role Of Natural Resource Wealth In The Resolution Of The Maritime Boundary Dispute Between Ghana And Côte D’Ivoire, Natalie Cappellazzo 2016 Boston College Law School

Mixing Oil And Water: The Role Of Natural Resource Wealth In The Resolution Of The Maritime Boundary Dispute Between Ghana And Côte D’Ivoire, Natalie Cappellazzo

Boston College International and Comparative Law Review

The West African nations of Ghana and Côte D’Ivoire are deeply entrenched in a legal battle over where in the Atlantic Ocean to draw the maritime boundary between them. Further complicating the conflict is the presence of significant quantities of offshore petroleum in the disputed area. In an interim order issued on April 25, 2015, a Special Chamber of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea ruled that Ghana may proceed with existing oil-related activity but must take all steps necessary to prevent new drilling, ensure that no information derived from oil exploration be used to the ...


Protection Of The Marine Environment Under International Law And Kuwaiti Criminal Law, Yousef H. Almutairi 2016 Pace University School of Law

Protection Of The Marine Environment Under International Law And Kuwaiti Criminal Law, Yousef H. Almutairi

Dissertations & Theses

The marine environment has unique characteristics that distinguish it from other elements of nature. Since seas and oceans cover more than two-thirds of the earth, they play a vital role in achieving biological and climatic balance on the planet. The marine environment also plays an important role in human life, since it has plenty of nutritious and industrial resources that directly affect human welfare. It also contains huge amounts of oil and natural gas, which has played a role in the economic prosperity of the world. Moreover, seas are considered a source of freshwater through resorting to desalination of seawater ...


In Her Words: Recognizing And Preventing Abusive Litigation Against Domestic Violence Survivors, David Ward 2016 Seattle University School of Law

In Her Words: Recognizing And Preventing Abusive Litigation Against Domestic Violence Survivors, David Ward

Seattle Journal for Social Justice

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Don’T Risk It; Wait Until She’S Sober, Patrick John White 2016 Seattle University School of Law

Don’T Risk It; Wait Until She’S Sober, Patrick John White

Seattle Journal for Social Justice

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Let’S Talk About Sex: A Call For Guardianship Reform In Washington State, Sage Graves 2016 Seattle University School of Law

Let’S Talk About Sex: A Call For Guardianship Reform In Washington State, Sage Graves

Seattle Journal for Social Justice

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Let’S Invest In People, Not Prisons: How Washington State Should Address Its Ex-Offender Unemployment Rate, Sara Taboada 2016 Seattle University School of Law

Let’S Invest In People, Not Prisons: How Washington State Should Address Its Ex-Offender Unemployment Rate, Sara Taboada

Seattle Journal for Social Justice

No abstract provided.


His Feminist Facade: The Neoliberal Co-Option Of The Feminist Movement, Anjilee Dodge, Myani Gilbert 2016 Seattle University School of Law

His Feminist Facade: The Neoliberal Co-Option Of The Feminist Movement, Anjilee Dodge, Myani Gilbert

Seattle Journal for Social Justice

No abstract provided.


Prostitution Policy: Legalization, Decriminalization And The Nordic Model, Ane Mathieson, Easton Branam, Anya Noble 2016 Seattle University School of Law

Prostitution Policy: Legalization, Decriminalization And The Nordic Model, Ane Mathieson, Easton Branam, Anya Noble

Seattle Journal for Social Justice

No abstract provided.


Living Under The Boot: Militarization And Peaceful Protest, Charlotte Guerra 2016 Seattle University School of Law

Living Under The Boot: Militarization And Peaceful Protest, Charlotte Guerra

Seattle Journal for Social Justice

No abstract provided.


The Significant Nexus Test: Why The Waters Of The United States Are So Murky, Micah Adkison 2016 University of Oklahoma College of Law

The Significant Nexus Test: Why The Waters Of The United States Are So Murky, Micah Adkison

Oil and Gas, Natural Resources, and Energy Journal

No abstract provided.


For Texas, Now Is The Time To Force Groundwater Owners To Accommodate, Hilary C. Soileau 2016 University of Oklahoma College of Law

For Texas, Now Is The Time To Force Groundwater Owners To Accommodate, Hilary C. Soileau

Oil and Gas, Natural Resources, and Energy Journal

No abstract provided.


Cultural Norms As A Source Of Law: The Example Of Bottled Water, Christine A. Klein, Ling-Yee Huang 2016 University of Florida Levin College of Law

Cultural Norms As A Source Of Law: The Example Of Bottled Water, Christine A. Klein, Ling-Yee Huang

Christine A. Klein

As a metaphor for the interaction of law and culture, bottled water is striking in its simplicity and clarity. Bottled water consumers form a surprisingly loyal subculture of beverage drinkers, united by the water truths and water myths that they embrace. More recently, an equally fervent subculture of bottled water protestors has begun to coalesce. Notably, the cultural norms associated with both supporters and detractors extend beyond mere hydration and encompass such fundamental and varied notions as health, taste, convenience, status, morality, anti-privatization, sustainability, and truth-telling. In contrast to the cultural story, the legal narrative is surprisingly sparse, overlooking an ...


Don't Eat The Brown Snow! Utilizing Wastewater For Artificial Snow: A Slippery Slope Between Protecting Skiers And Encouraging Water Reuse, Katie A. Duquette 2016 Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law

Don't Eat The Brown Snow! Utilizing Wastewater For Artificial Snow: A Slippery Slope Between Protecting Skiers And Encouraging Water Reuse, Katie A. Duquette

Villanova Environmental Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Assessing Idaho’S Future Water Administration Needs: An Idaho Water Court?, Jared Fluckiger 2016 University of Wyoming

Assessing Idaho’S Future Water Administration Needs: An Idaho Water Court?, Jared Fluckiger

Haub School Plan B's

Idaho recently finished the Snake River Basin Adjudication (SRBA). It is now commencing a few other Idaho adjudications. Idaho will soon have to decide what its future water administration will look like once the SRBA court is done with its adjudicative work. Idaho follows the prior appropriation doctrine like most other western states. This doctrine has evolved to meet modern demands, and will continue to do so in the future. There are other western states that have implemented prior appropriation differently than Idaho. Montana and Colorado are two examples that illustrate some of the merits, and drawbacks of alternative approaches ...


Coastal Conservation Association V. United States Department Of Commerce, Taylor R. Thompson 2016 Alexander Blewett III School of Law at the University of Montana

Coastal Conservation Association V. United States Department Of Commerce, Taylor R. Thompson

Public Land and Resources Law Review

The Eastern Louisiana District Court upheld Amendment 40 to the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council’s Reef Management Plan. The court held that the Gulf Council and the National Marine Fisheries Service’s proposed rule establishing fishing quotas for the red snapper met all of the statutory guidelines imposed under the Magnusson-Stevens Act.


When Self-Policing Does Not Cut It: Cruising, Rcra, And Hazardous Waste On The High Seas, Chris Ryan, Michelle Bedoya 2016 Barry University School of Law

When Self-Policing Does Not Cut It: Cruising, Rcra, And Hazardous Waste On The High Seas, Chris Ryan, Michelle Bedoya

Barry Law Review

No abstract provided.


What All The Fuss Isn't About: The Eighth Circuit's Misapprehension Of Apa Purposes In Hawkes Co. V. U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers, Marnee Rand 2016 Boston College Law School

What All The Fuss Isn't About: The Eighth Circuit's Misapprehension Of Apa Purposes In Hawkes Co. V. U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers, Marnee Rand

Boston College Law Review

On April 10, 2015, in Hawkes Co. v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit held that a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers jurisdictional determination made pursuant to the Clean Water Act is subject to judicial review as final agency action under the Administrative Procedure Act. Jurisdictional determinations are threshold decisions of the Corps assessing whether a piece of land is subject to regulation under the Clean Water Act. The Eighth Circuit’s decision contradicts a previous decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, which ...


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