Global Mining summer courses on public land use

April 22, 2021

Global Mining Law On-line Offerings, Summer, 2021

James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona


The James E. Rogers College of Law is offering two on-line courses specific to public land use this summer as part of its Master of Legal Studies program of the Global Mining Law Center.  These courses are:

May 17 to June 27, 2021:
Managing Public Lands under NEPA
(course number in UArizona catalog: LAW 698Q)
A 6-week, 2-unit course (pass/fail)

This course is coordinated by John C. Lacy, Director, Global Mining Law Center and Professor of Practice, with presentations from experienced compliance professionals at WestLand Resources. This course takes a detailed look at the process of compliance with the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act.

June 28 to August 8, 2021:
Legal Overview for Public Land Users
(course number in UArizona catalog: LAW 640B)
A 6-week 1-unit course (graded)

This course is taught by John C. Lacy with guest interviews discussing law and policy issues confronting public land users including grazing rights, forest resources, recreation, fishing rights, cultural and other considerations. This course is a supplement to the "US Public Land and Mining Law" course taught by Professor Lacy.

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Courses are open to non-degree seeking students
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