Public Land and Resources Law
Professor Raymond Cross (Retired)
Adjunct Professor Daniel Belcourt
Topics for analysis and discussion include:
- the historical epochs of public land law including the eras of acquisition, disposal, withdrawal or retention, and the modern public land management era;
- the evolving division of jurisdictional and managerial authority over America's public lands;
- the statutory and regulatory standards governing the use of specific natural resources on public lands; and
- assessment of pending legislative or administrative reforms of America's public land laws.