Global Mining Law Center

The Global Mining Law Center is a collaboration between the James E. Rogers College of Law and the Lowell Institute for Mineral Resources. It engages in cutting-edge research on issues related to all aspects of global mining law and policy, fosters productive dialogue among various stakeholders in the mining and natural resources sector, and develops innovative real-world solutions to law and policy issues of importance to mining, natural resource, and energy development. Ideally located in Southern Arizona, a region rich in mining industry and leaders in natural resources, the program. offers a variety of degree and non-degree training opportunities, including:

• Master’s degrees with a Mining Law and Policy focus for both lawyers (an LLM) and non-lawyers (an MLS)—online and in-residence options.

• A concentration and certificate in Mining Law and Policy as part of the JD degree.

• Certificate courses, including online programs, for those involved in mining-related work, including executives, lawyers, managers, engineers and government officials.

• Executive education, annual conferences and workshops for those involved in mining and energy developments.

For more information on the Global Mining Law Center, please download their flyer.

Key Personnel

John Lacy

Director, Global Mining Law Center and Professor of Practice.