Adell L. Amos is an Assistant Professor of Law and the Director of the Environmental
and Natural Resources Law Program at the University of Oregon School of Law in Eugene,
Oregon. Amos joined the law school faculty after practicing environmental and natural
resources law for six years with the Solicitor’s Office at the United States Department
of the Interior. Amos represented and advised the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the
National Park Service on state and federal water rights issues including work involving
the Klamath, Snake, Columbia, Middle Rio Grande, and Gunnison River Basins. Additionally,
she provided legal advice on the interaction of water law with other environmental
statutes including the ESA, CWA, and NEPA. 

Amos teaches Water Resources Law, Wildlife Law, Oregon Water Law and Policy, Environment
and Energy, Environmental Conflict Resolution, and Civil Procedure. Her scholarship
addresses citizen participation in water rights adjudications, the relationship between
federal and state governments on water resource management, and the role of
administrative agencies in setting national and local water policy. 

Water Law

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Advancing Freshwater Conservation in the Context of Energy and Climate Policy: Assessing Progress and Identifying Challenges in the Western United States, ExpressO (2009)

This article critically evaluates freshwater conservation efforts in light of energy and climate policy in...

 

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Freshwater Conservation: A Review of Oregon Water Law & Policy (2008)

In order to more fully understand and enhance freshwater conservation in the State of Oregon,...

 

Land Use Planning

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Advancing Freshwater Conservation in the Context of Energy and Climate Policy: Assessing Progress and Identifying Challenges in the Western United States, ExpressO (2009)

This article critically evaluates freshwater conservation efforts in light of energy and climate policy in...

 

Natural Resources Law

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Advancing Freshwater Conservation in the Context of Energy and Climate Policy: Assessing Progress and Identifying Challenges in the Western United States, ExpressO (2009)

This article critically evaluates freshwater conservation efforts in light of energy and climate policy in...

 

Agriculture Law

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Advancing Freshwater Conservation in the Context of Energy and Climate Policy: Assessing Progress and Identifying Challenges in the Western United States, ExpressO (2009)

This article critically evaluates freshwater conservation efforts in light of energy and climate policy in...

 

Administrative Law

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Advancing Freshwater Conservation in the Context of Energy and Climate Policy: Assessing Progress and Identifying Challenges in the Western United States, ExpressO (2009)

This article critically evaluates freshwater conservation efforts in light of energy and climate policy in...

 

Environmental Law

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Advancing Freshwater Conservation in the Context of Energy and Climate Policy: Assessing Progress and Identifying Challenges in the Western United States, ExpressO (2009)

This article critically evaluates freshwater conservation efforts in light of energy and climate policy in...

 

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Freshwater Conservation: A Review of Oregon Water Law & Policy (2008)

In order to more fully understand and enhance freshwater conservation in the State of Oregon,...

 

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Hydropower Reform and the Impact of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 on the Klamath Basin: Renewed Optimism or Same Old Story?, Journal of Environmental Law and Litigation (2007)

Focusing on the Klamath Basin, this Article examines the major hydropower relicensing provisions of the...

 

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More Dam Process: Relicensing of Dams and the 2005 Energy Policy Act (with Rick Eichstaedt and Rebecca Sherman), The Advocate (2007)

Every hydropower facility in the Nation not operated by the federal government must obtain an...

 

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Environmental Law Teachers' Perspectives on Preparing New Lawyers for Practice, American Bar Association 36th Conference on Environmental Law Proceedings (2007)

In preparation for the “Preparing Green Lawyers” sessions at the 2007 conference of the ABA...

 

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The Use of State Instream Flow Laws for Federal Lands: Respecting State Control While Meeting Federal Purposes, Environmental Law (2006)

This Article examines the relationship between the four major federal land-managing agencies and state water...

 

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Ecosystem Management and the Role of Water Resources, American Bar Association, Sustainable Development, Climate Change, and Ecosystems Committee Newsletter (2004)

Water is a component of every ecosystem and a necessary piece in the protection of...