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Law in a Nutshell: Modern Public Land Law

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Edition: 4th ed., 2012
Author(s): Glicksman, Coggins


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The federal government owns more than 1 million square miles of land in the United States. The expert authors of Law in a Nutshell: Modern Public Land Use summarize the rules and doctrines governing disposition, allocation, and protection of this land and the natural resources it contains.

Topics include the history of public law; constitutional authority on federal public lands; Congress and the states; authority on public lands; the executive branch; and the courts. This also discusses resources, such as water, minerals, timber, wildlife, and recreation, and their preservation.

Features and Benefits include:
Succinct summary of public land law;
Timesaving reference guide;
Focuses on the major questions and authority of public land law;
Enhances understanding of public land law.

Table of Contents includes:
Modern Public Land Law: An Introduction;
History of Public Land Law;
Constitutional Authority on the Federal Public Lands: Congress and the States;
Authority on the Public Lands: The Executive and the Courts;
The Water Resource;
The Mineral Resource;
The Timber Resource;
The Range Resource;
The Wildlife Resource;
The Recreation Resource;
The Preservation Resource.

Don't let their small size fool you: West's Law in a Nutshell series represents the depth and breadth of the law in over a hundred different areas. Nutshells have a loyal following who swear by their succinct and easy to understand treatment of the law, and this particular title is a great illustration that learning the law doesn't have to be dry and confusing.


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Format Paperback
Author Glicksman, Coggins
ISBN 9780314276551
Edition 4th ed., 2012
Publisher West