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College of Law

Natural Resources Practicum Field Option

Course Number: 6915
Professor: Tara Righetti
Credit Hours & Type of Credit: 1
Semester Offered: Spring
Required: No
Prerequisites: No prerequisites. This course is open to law students, MBA students, University of Wyoming master’s students, and SER upper division landman students.

Recommended Courses: None

Course Overview: A one-week field trip will be offered following spring Semester exams (May 18-22) in which students visit oil and gas fields, coal mines, electric power generating facilities, wind farms, Bureau of Reclamation dams, and other locations around the state of Wyoming to gain a hands-on understanding of federal and state legal, regulatory and policy issues connected to the development, use and protection of the locations visited and the resources discussed. This class is listed as a Spring 2015 course.

Current 1L's who sign up should have an interest to take Oil & Gas Law in the Fall 2016 semester.

Food/Lodging: The College of Law will cover the cost of transportation and lodging (you will be sharing a room with one other person). However, you will need to pay for your own food on the trip.

Course Materials: See the current Book List located under Courses and Curriculum.
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Basis for Grading Student Performance: This class is offered as an S/U credit class. You will be asked to turn in a journal at the end of the course, therefore you will need to take some time to reflect your impressions/thoughts in a journal at the end of each day.

Other Comments: Temple Stoellinger,, Office 118, 307-766-6450; Tara Righetti,, Office 117, 307-766-6416

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