Within the field of natural resource law are several specific areas that are well suited for the historian’s skillset and knowledge. The deployment of the historian’s tool box when conducting research in the legal world, however, can result in deliverables which vary significantly from those found in the academy, as they range widely in both size and scope and do not always use the full range of a historian’s skills. New technological platforms provide consulting historians with creative opportunities to disseminate valuable information and sources and enhance important scholarly debates.
From Archive to Evidence: Historians and Natural Resource Litigation
Jennifer Stevens is the founder and principal of Stevens Historical Research Associates (SHRA) in Boise, Idaho. Her firm offers public history services across the United States on issues related to the natural and built environments, providing litigation research and testimony for both public and private clients. She also teaches courses in Urban and Environmental History in the History Department and Environmental Studies program at Boise State University and is active on the Consultants Committee for the National Council on Public History. You can find Jennifer and her staff's writings at www.shraboise.com, on Twitter @pastforwardshra, or on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SHRABoise.
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Jennifer A. Stevens; From Archive to Evidence: Historians and Natural Resource Litigation. The Public Historian 1 February 2015; 37 (1): 68–87. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/tph.2015.37.1.68
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