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Natural Resources Practicum
Call Number: 24790
Course Number: 6915-07
Professor: Lawrence J. MacDonnell
Credit Hours & Type of Credit: 2
Semester Offered: Spring
Prerequisites: Students must have completed their first year of law school.
Recommended Courses: None
Course Overview: This course will provide students an in-depth exposure to courtroom and agency practice in the context of energy, environmental, and natural resources law. Primarily taught by experienced attorneys from the Natural Resources Section of the Office of Wyoming Attorney General, the instruction will utilize actual cases and proceedings in which the State or its agencies has been a party. In addition to explanation of procedural and substantive aspects of such a practice, the course will include opportunities for students to gain practical experience but within an academic setting.
Course Materials: See the current Book List located under Courses and Curriculum.
Course Format: Lecture and practice
Written Assignments: Preparation of documents such as various pleadings, motions, petitions, etc.
Type of Exam: None
Basis for Grading Student Performance: Written and oral exercises
Other Comments: Excellent preparation for externships or for practice; satisfies the requirement for skills course.