"Making the West Safe for the Prior Appropriation Doctrine" in Law in the Western United States
In this volume, Gordon Morris Bakken traces the distinctive development of western legal history. The contributors’ essays provide succinct descriptions of major cases, legislation, and individual western states’ constitutional provisions that are unique in the American legal system. To assist the reader, the volume is organized by subject, including natural resources, municipal authority, business regulation, American Indian sovereignty and water rights, women, and Mormons.
University of Oklahoma Press
Law in the Western United States (Gordon Morris Bakken ed., 2001)