Sandra B. Zellmer

University of Montana - Alexander Blewett III School of Law

Missoula, MT 59812-0002

United States

http://www.umt.edu/law/faculty/directory/default.php?ID=5355

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Scholarly Papers (30)

1.

Fish and Wildlife Management on Federal Lands: Debunking State Supremacy

Environmental Law, Vol. 47, No. 4, 2017
Number of pages: 126 Posted: 07 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2017
W.A. Franke College of Forestry and Conservation, University of Montana, Independent, Independent, Independent, Natural Resources Department, Salish Kootenai College, Pablo, Montana. and University of Montana - Alexander Blewett III School of Law
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Wildlife, federalism, endangered species, federal public lands, natural resources, sovereignty, public trust

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Regulatory Blowout: How Regulatory Failures Made the BP Disaster Possible, and How the System Can Be Fixed to Avoid a Recurrence

U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-49, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1685606
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 02 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2015
University of Florida Levin College of Law, University of Alabama - School of Law, City University of New York - School of Law, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of Houston Law Center, George Washington University - Law School, Nova Southeastern University, Lewis & Clark Law School, Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, University of Cincinnati - College of Law, University of Montana - Alexander Blewett III School of Law and Center for Progressive Reform
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BP Oil Spill, Regulatory Policy, Natural Resources, Public Safety, OCSLA, NEPA, ESA, Precautionary Principle, Energy Policy

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Making Good Use of Adaptive Management

Center for Progressive Reform White Paper No. 1104, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2011-24
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 13 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2012
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of Alabama - School of Law, University of California, Irvine, School of Law, Center for Land, Environment, and Natural Resources (CLEANR), University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, George Washington University - Law School, University of Idaho College of Law, University of Minnesota Law School, Lewis & Clark Law School, Chicago-Kent College of Law - Illinois Institute of Technology, University of Montana - Alexander Blewett III School of Law, University of Georgia and Independent
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adaptive management

4.

Unbundling Property in Water

59 Alabama Law Review 679 (2008)
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 29 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2013
Sandra B. Zellmer and Jessica Harder
University of Montana - Alexander Blewett III School of Law and Water Resources Research Initiative
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Property, Water, Regulatory Takings, Conversion, Metaphor, Web

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Throwing Precaution to the Wind: NEPA and the Deepwater Horizon Blowout

Journal of Energy and Environmental Law, 2011
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 13 Feb 2011
Sandra B. Zellmer, Robert L. Glicksman and Joel A. Mintz
University of Montana - Alexander Blewett III School of Law, George Washington University - Law School and Nova Southeastern University
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NEPA, Worst Case Analysis, Precautionary Principle, Oil Leasing, Categorical Exclusion

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Saving Savings Clauses from Judicial Preemption

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 29 Aug 2007
Sandra B. Zellmer
University of Montana - Alexander Blewett III School of Law
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Federalism, Preemption, Regulation, Tort, Statutory Interpretation

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Mississippi River Stories: Lessons from a Century of Unnatural Disasters

Southern Methodist University Law Review, Vol. 60, p. 1471, 2007
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 29 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2008
Christine A. Klein and Sandra B. Zellmer
University of Florida Levin College of Law and University of Montana - Alexander Blewett III School of Law
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Regulatory Takings, Flood Control, Water Resources, Land Use, Insurance, Disaster

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Reclaiming Global Environmental Leadership: Why the United States Should Ratify Ten Pending Environmental Treaties

Center for Progressive Reform White Paper No. 1201
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Jun 2012
University of Florida Levin College of Law, City University of New York - School of Law, American University - Washington College of Law, Wake Forest University - School of Law, University of Richmond School of Law and University of Montana - Alexander Blewett III School of Law
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albatrosses and petrels, Antarctic Liability Annex, Basel Convention, Biodiversity Convention, London Dumping Convention, Plant Genetic Resources Treaty, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions, Convention on the Law of the Sea

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Wilderness Preserves: Still Relevant and Resilient after All These Years

RESILIENCE AND LAW, Columbia Press, 2011
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 26 Jun 2011
Sandra B. Zellmer and John M. Anderies
University of Montana - Alexander Blewett III School of Law and School of Human Evolution and Social Change
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wilderness, climate, biodiversity, preservation, conservation, ecosystem services, adaptation

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The Anti-Speculation Doctrine and its Implications for Collaborative Water Management

Nevada Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 18 Apr 2008
Sandra B. Zellmer
University of Montana - Alexander Blewett III School of Law
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water, property, antitrust, speculation, marketing, prior appropriation

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Boom and Bust on the Great Plains: Déjà Vu All Over Again

Creighton Law Review, Vol. 41, p. 101, 2008
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Apr 2009
Sandra B. Zellmer
University of Montana - Alexander Blewett III School of Law
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Water, Biofuels, Dust Bowl, Agriculture, Disaster

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Wilderness, Water, and Climate Change

Environmental Law, Vol. 42, No. 313, 2012
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 27 Jun 2012
Sandra B. Zellmer
University of Montana - Alexander Blewett III School of Law
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Wilderness, Park, Water, Climate, Preservation, Mitigation, Adaptation

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Wilderness Management in National Parks and Wildlife Refuges

Environmental Law, Vol. 44, p. 497, 2014
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 28 Jun 2014
Sandra B. Zellmer
University of Montana - Alexander Blewett III School of Law
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wilderness, national parks, wildlife refuges, park service, fish and wildlife service, wild, untrammeled

14.

Takings, Torts, and Background Principles

52 Wake Forest L. Rev. 193 (2017)
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2017
Sandra B. Zellmer
University of Montana - Alexander Blewett III School of Law
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Takings, Torts, Negligence, Nuisance, Public Trust, Intent, Substantial Certainty, Appropriation, Causation, Foreseeable, Flood, Coast, Floodplain, Fifth, Occupation

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Climate, Energy, Justice: The Policy Path to a Just Transition for an Energy-Hungry America

U of Houston Law Center 2021-W-1
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 04 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2021
University of Houston Law Center, Northeastern University - School of Law, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, George Washington University - Law School, University of San Francisco - School of Law, University of Minnesota Law School, University of Florida Levin College of Law, Nova Southeastern University, Lewis & Clark Law School, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, University of Cincinnati - College of Law, University of Montana - Alexander Blewett III School of Law, University of Colorado Law School, University of Kansas - School of Law, UC Hastings Law, University of California, Irvine, School of Law, Center for Land, Environment, and Natural Resources (CLEANR) and Penn State Law – University Park
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climate change, climate justice, energy, energy policy, climate policy, electricity, electricity policy, transportation

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Assessing Institutional Ability to Support Adaptive, Integrated Water Resources Management

Nebraska Law Review, Vol. 91, No. 805, 2013
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 05 Jun 2013
Christina Hoffman and Sandra B. Zellmer
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law and University of Montana - Alexander Blewett III School of Law
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Water Resources, adaptive management, prior appropriation, groundwater, institutions, social-ecologically linked systems

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Species Conservation and Recovery through Adequate Regulatory Mechanisms

Harvard Environmental Law Review, Vol. 44, 2020
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Sep 2019
Sandra B. Zellmer, Sam Panarella and Oliver Wood
University of Montana - Alexander Blewett III School of Law, University of Montana - Alexander Blewett III School of Law and University of Montana, Alexander Blewett III School of Law
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esa, biodiversity, conservation, endangered species, climate

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Improving Water Quality Antidegradation Policies

4 George Washington Journal of Energy & Environmental Law, Vol. 4, No. 1, 2013, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-45
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 12 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2013
Sandra B. Zellmer and Robert L. Glicksman
University of Montana - Alexander Blewett III School of Law and George Washington University - Law School
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water pollution, water quality, Clean Water Act, anti-degradation, nondegradation, nonimpairment, public natural resource management, ecosystem integrity

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Why Resilience May Not Always Be a Good Thing: Lessons in Ecosystem Restoration from Glen Canyon and the Everglade

Nebraska Law Review, Vol. 87, p. 893, 2009
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 18 Jul 2009
Sandra B. Zellmer and Lance Gunderson
University of Montana - Alexander Blewett III School of Law and Emory University - Department of Environmental Studies
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Resilience, Adaptive Management, Ecosystem Management, Restoration, Water, Endangered Species

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Preemption by Stealth

Houston Law Review, Vol. 45, p. 1569, 2009
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 18 Jul 2009
Sandra B. Zellmer
University of Montana - Alexander Blewett III School of Law
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federalism, preemption, statutory construction, separation of powers

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A Tale of Two Imperiled Rivers: Reflections from a Post-Katrina World

Florida Law Review, Vol. 59, No. 1, 2007
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Jul 2009
Sandra B. Zellmer
University of Montana - Alexander Blewett III School of Law
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Federalism, Organic Act, Water Resources, River Management, Cost-Benefit Analysis, Disaster, Corps of Engineers

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Treading Water While Congress Ignores the Nation's Environment

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 88, No. 5, pp. 2323-2398, 2013
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 20 Aug 2013
Sandra B. Zellmer
University of Montana - Alexander Blewett III School of Law
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legislation, environmental law, gridlock, separation of powers, capture

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Mississippi River Tragedies: A Century of Unnatural Disaster

Mississippi River Tragedies: A Century of Unnatural Disaster (NYU Press 2014)
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 28 Mar 2014
Christine A. Klein and Sandra B. Zellmer
University of Florida Levin College of Law and University of Montana - Alexander Blewett III School of Law
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unnatural disaster, disaster law, national flood insurance policy, NFIP, levees and dams, Mississippi River, federal water policy, moral hazard, regulatory takings, environmental justice

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Restoring Beavers to Enhance Ecological Integrity in National Forest Planning

Nat. Res. & Env. (ABA-SEER) (2018)
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 06 May 2019
Sandra B. Zellmer, Sarah F. Bates and Jonah Brown
University of Montana - Alexander Blewett III School of Law, Independent and University of Montana - Alexander Blewett III School of Law
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ecological integrity, restoration, forest planning, climate, wildlife, sustainability

25.

Theodore Roosevelt: Of Mice and Men, Birds and Bison

Pioneers of Environmental Law (12 Tables Press 2020) (ed. Laitos), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Nov 2019
Sandra B. Zellmer
University of Montana - Alexander Blewett III School of Law
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Roosevelt, Conservation, National Monuments, Antiquities Act, Wildlife, Refuges, Reserves, Withdrawals, Public Lands, Executive Power, Executive Orders, Separation of Powers

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The Fallacy of Judicial Supermajority Clauses in State Constitutions

47 U. Tol. L. Rev. 73 (2015)
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 02 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2017
Sandra B. Zellmer and Kathleen Miller
University of Montana - Alexander Blewett III School of Law and University of Nebraska at Lincoln, College of Law, Students
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Keystone XL; Transcanada; Judicial Supermajority; Nondelegation; Progressive Era; Populist; William Jennings Bryan; Eminent Domain

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Mudslinging on the Missouri: Can Mud-Loving Species Survive the Clean Water Act?

Drake Journal of Agricultural Law, Vol. 15, 2011
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 14 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2013
Sandra B. Zellmer
University of Montana - Alexander Blewett III School of Law
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ESA, CWA, Water Quality, Integrity, Jeopardy

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The Shallows Where Federal Reserved Water Rights Founder: State Court Derogation of the Winters Doctrine

16 Denver Water Law Review 261 (2013)
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2013
Sandra B. Zellmer and Justin Huber
University of Montana - Alexander Blewett III School of Law and University of Nebraska at Lincoln - College of Law
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water, reserved rights, public lands, McCarran

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Mitigating Malheur’s Misfortunes: The Public Interest in the Public’s Public Lands

31 Georgetown Environmental L. Rev. 509 (2019)
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 17 May 2019 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2019
Sandra B. Zellmer
University of Montana - Alexander Blewett III School of Law
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federalism, supremacy, property clause, public interest, public trust doctrine, police power, sovereignty, property

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Waiving Federal Sovereign Immunity in Original Actions Between States

University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 May 2019
Sandra B. Zellmer
University of Montana - Alexander Blewett III School of Law
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federalism, federal courts, sovereign immunity, original actions, supreme court, water law, interstate apportionment, waiver

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 115
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Trump's Plan to Dismantle National Monuments Comes With Steep Cultural and Ecological Costs

The Conversation
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 21 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2019
Michelle Bryan, Monte Mills and Sandra B. Zellmer
University of Montana - Alexander Blewett III School of Law, University of Montana - Alexander Blewett III School of Law and University of Montana - Alexander Blewett III School of Law
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public lands, national monuments, ecology, cultural resources