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About Adell L. Amos

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.


Present Assistant Professor, University of Oregon
Present Director, Environmental and Natural Resources Law Program, University of Oregon

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1221 University of Oregon
1515 Agate Street
Eugene, OR 97405

Water Law (5)

Land Use Planning (1)

Natural Resources Law (3)

Agriculture Law (1)

Administrative Law (3)

Environmental Law (4)

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