Federico Cheever

University of Denver Sturm College of Law

Professor of Law & Co-Director of the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Program

2255 E. Evans Avenue

Denver, CO 80208

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

20

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Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

Public Good and Private Magic in the Law of Land Trusts and Conservation Easements: A Happy Present and a Troubled Future

Denver University Law Review, Vol. 73, p. 1077, 1996
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 12 Jan 2007
Federico Cheever
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Downloads 379 (45,888)
Citation 5

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2.

An Introduction to Conservation Easements in the United States: A Simple Concept and a Complicated Mosaic of Law

1 Journal of Law, Property, and Society 107 (2015), U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-45, University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 130
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 25 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2015
Federico Cheever and Nancy A. McLaughlin
University of Denver Sturm College of Law and University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
Downloads 277 (44,864)

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conservation easement, 170(h), charitable deduction, uniform conservation easement act, conservation easement enabling statute

3.

The United States Forest Service and National Park Service: Paradoxical Mandates, Powerful Founders, and the Rise and Fall of Agency Discretion

Denver University Law Review, Vol. 74, p. 625, 1997
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Jan 2007
Federico Cheever
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Downloads 195 (97,102)
Citation 1

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4.

Why Environmental Lawyers Should Know (and Care) About Land Trusts and Their Private Land Conservation Transactions

Environmental Law Reporter, Vol. 34, 2004
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 29 Jan 2007
Federico Cheever and Nancy A. McLaughlin
University of Denver Sturm College of Law and University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
Downloads 175 (129,877)
Citation 1

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5.

The Taking Prohibition in Section 9 of the Endangered Species Act: Contradictions, Ugly Ducklings, and Conservation of Species

Environmental Law, Vol. 34, p. 363, 2004
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 29 Jan 2007
Federico Cheever and Michael Balster
University of Denver Sturm College of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 115 (169,661)
Citation 1

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6.

Not Quite Wilderness: The Development of Roadless Area Protection on Forest Service and BLM Land

U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-37
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 10 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2012
Federico Cheever
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Downloads 93 (221,538)

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7.

Confronting Our Legacy of Incongruous Land Ownership: Notes for a Research Agenda

Denver University Law Review, Vol. 83, No. 4, pp. 1039-1056, 2006, U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-04
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 11 Dec 2006
Federico Cheever
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Downloads 49 (316,527)
Citation 1

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8.

Sustainable Development and its Discontents

Journal of Transnational Environmental Law, Forthcoming, U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-33
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 23 Jul 2015
Federico Cheever and John C. Dernbach
University of Denver Sturm College of Law and Widener University - Commonwealth Law School
Downloads 45 (121,016)

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9.

Four Failed Forest Standards: What We Can Learn From the History of the National Forest Management Act's Substantive Timber Management Provisions

Oregon Law Review, Vol. 77, p. 601, 1998
Number of pages: 106 Posted: 11 Jan 2007
Federico Cheever
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Downloads 43 (310,999)

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10.

British National Parks for North Americans: What We Can Learn from a More Crowded Nation Proud of its Countryside

Stanford Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 26, No. 2, 2007, U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-36
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 10 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2012
Federico Cheever
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Downloads 40 (325,120)

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11.

Talking About Wilderness

Denver University Law Review, Vol. 76, p. 335, 1999
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 19 Dec 2006
Federico Cheever
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Downloads 22 (390,038)

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12.

Enhancing Conservation Options: An Argument for Statutory Recognition of Options to Purchase Conservation Easements (OPCEs)

Harvard Environmental Law Review, Forthcoming, U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-16, SUNY Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-027
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 23 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 05 Jan 2017
Federico Cheever and Jessica Owley
University of Denver Sturm College of Law and University at Buffalo Law School
Downloads 19 (297,926)

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13.

From Population Segregation to Species Zoning: The Evolution of Reintroduction Law Under Section 10(j) of the Endangered Species Act

1 Wyo. L. Rev. 287 (2001), U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 13 Dec 2014
Federico Cheever
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Downloads 9 (412,704)

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14.

Property Rights and the Maintenance of Wildlife Habitat: The Case for Conservation Land Transactions

Idaho Law Review, Vol. 38, No. 431, 2001-2002, U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 13 Dec 2014
Federico Cheever
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Downloads 8 (432,915)
Citation 3

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15.

Recovery Planning, the Courts and the Endangered Species Act

16 Nat. Resources & Env't. 106 (2001-2002), U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 13 Dec 2014
Federico Cheever
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Downloads 6 (448,397)

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16.

Everyone Complains About the Weather, But No One Ever Does Anything About It: Interjurisdictional Failure to Designate Responsible Parties for the Climate Crisis

Denver University Law Review, Vol. 85, U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 Dec 2014
Federico Cheever
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Downloads 3 (469,023)

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17.

The Phantom Menace and the Real Cause: Lessons from Colorado's Hayman Fire 2002

18 Penn St. Envtl. L. Rev. 185 (2009-2010) , U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 13 Dec 2014
Federico Cheever
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
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18.

Butterflies, Cave Spiders, Milk-Vetch, Bunchgrass, Sedges, Lilies, Checker-Mallows and Why the Prohibition Against Judicial Balancing of Harm Under the Endangered Species Act is a Good Idea

22 Wm. & Mary Envtl. L. & Pol'y Rev. 313 (1997-1998), U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Dec 2014
Federico Cheever
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
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19.

The Road to Recovery: A New Way of Thinking About the Endangered Species Act

Ecology Law Quarterly, Vol. 23, No. 1, 1996, U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 13 Dec 2014
Federico Cheever
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
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Citation 2

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20.

The Rhetoric of Delisting Species Under the Endangered Species Act: How to Declare Victory Without Winning the War

Environmental Law Reporter, Vol. 31, 2001
Posted: 29 Jan 2007
Federico Cheever
University of Denver Sturm College of Law

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