Unraveling the Sagebrush Rebellion: Law, Politics and Federal Lands
20 Pages Posted: 30 Apr 2010
Date Written: November 1, 1980
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
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