This course examines the acquisition, disposal, and management of the public lands of the United States. Particular emphasis is placed upon the mineral land laws and the laws related to mineral exploration and development of mineral resources.
Prepared materials and optional outside reading from materials on reserve at the law school library.
|Course Format||Lecture and discussion of cases and issues.|
|Type of Exam||Essay|
|Basis for grading||Final Exam|
This course is valuable for those who may represent public land users or organizations concerned with public land use. It would be particularly useful for anyone who anticipates practicing in the rural west.