KJZZ: Lawsuit aims to recognize river as a person

Thursday, October 12, 2017

KJZZ Radio’s Steve Goldstein spoke with Rhett Larson, associate law professor at ASU and Senior Research Fellow at the Kyl Center for Water Policy at Morrison Institute, about a recently filed lawsuit in Colorado federal court that wants to help preserve the Colorado river by recognizing it as a person with a number of legal rights that it doesn’t currently have as a body of water.

Learn more about how far-reaching the case could be.

LISTEN (Running time: 8:08)