Unraveling the Sagebrush Rebellion: Law, Politics and Federal Lands

20 Pages Posted: 30 Apr 2010  

John D. Leshy

University of California Hastings College of the Law

Date Written: November 1, 1980

Abstract

This article explores the legal and policy issues growing out of the so-called "sagebrush rebellion" – the effort between about 1978 and 1982 by several western states to wrest title to many federal lands within their borders from the U.S. government.

Keywords: Federal lands, public lands, sagebrush rebellion, federal land law, federal land policy

Suggested Citation

Leshy, John D., Unraveling the Sagebrush Rebellion: Law, Politics and Federal Lands (November 1, 1980). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1597952 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1597952

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