Thursday, March 30, 2017

Fri March 31 - Livestock Grazing on Public Lands: Law Policy and Rebellion - Idaho Law Review Symposium - LIVE VIDEO

I am delighted to be the faculty advisor for the 2017 Idaho Law Review Symposium, which will be held this coming Friday, March 31, 2017, in Boise.  The topic is “Livestock Grazing on Public Lands:  Law, Policy & Rebellion.”  The Symposium has been generously sponsored by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. 

For those interested in watching remotely, the event will be broadcast through a link and instructions available here:  https://www.uidaho.edu/law/news/upcoming-events/live

The conference schedule is here, and also reproduced below.  All times Mountain.  We hope you will join us in Boise, or through the live stream, this Friday.

8:00:  Continental breakfast and registration

8:20:  Introductions and welcome

8:40:  A Brief Introduction to Grazing Law

Robert Firpo, Attorney-Advisor, Boise Field Office, U.S. Department of the Interior

9:00 – 10:30:  Solicitors’ Panel:  The Past and Future of Livestock Grazing on Public Lands

Moderator: Stephen R. Miller, Associate Professor of Law, University of Idaho College of Law

John Leshy, Emeritus Harry D. Sunderland Distinguished Professor of Real Property Law, U.C. Hastings College of the Law; formerly Solicitor, U.S. Department of the Interior during Clinton administration

William Myers III, Partner, Holland & Hart; formerly Solicitor, U.S. Department of the Interior during George W. Bush administration

Bret Birdsong, Professor of Law, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law; formerly Deputy Solicitor, U.S. Department of Interior during Obama administration

10:45 – 12:15:  Species Conservation and Livestock Grazing

Moderator: Anne Corcoran Briggs, Attorney-Advisor, Boise Field Office, U.S. Department of the Interior

Cally Younger, Legal Counsel, Idaho Office of Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter

Mara Hurwitt, Wild Horses and Livestock Grazing

Anthony L. Francois, Pacific Legal Foundation

Kristin Ruether, Western Watersheds Project

12:15 – 1:00:  Lunch Break

1:00 – 2:00:  Debate:  The Transfer of Public Lands Movement

Moderator: Barbara Cosens, Professor of Law & Associate Dean of Faculty, University of Idaho College of Law

John Leshy, Emeritus Harry D. Sunderland Distinguished Professor of Real Property Law, U.C. Hastings College of the Law; formerly Solicitor of the U.S. Department of the Interior

Richard Seamon, Professor of Law, University of Idaho College of Law, formerly Assistant to the Solicitor General of United States, U.S. Department of Justice; co-author of the legal analysis prepared for the Utah Commission for the Stewardship of Public Lands

2:15 – 3:45:  What is the Role of Government?:  Alternative Regulatory Structures for Livestock Grazing

Moderator:  Jerry Long, Professor of Law, University of Idaho College of Law

John Nagle, John N. Matthews Professor of Law, University of Notre Dame Law School

Peter Appel, Alex W. Smith Professor of Law, University of Georgia School of Law

Rocky Barker, “Letters from the West” columnist, Idaho Statesman

Alan Schroeder, Schroeder & Lezamiz Law Offices, LLP

Michael Lopez, Staff Attorney, Office of Legal Counsel, Nez Perce Tribe

4:00 – 5:30:  Flexibility and Oversight:  Alternative Livestock Grazing Management Options

Moderator:  Anastasia Telesetsky, Professor of Law, University of Idaho College of Law

Tim Murphy, State Director, Idaho, U.S. Bureau of Land Management

John Foltz, Professor, Special Assistant to the University of Idaho President for Agricultural Initiatives, University of Idaho

Melinda Harm Benson, Associate Professor, Department of Geography & Environmental Studies, University of New Mexico

Karen Launchbaugh, Professor, Director of the University of Idaho Rangeland Center, University of Idaho

 

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