Advisory Board Activities and Other Events
Natural Resource Users Law & Policy Center
Advisory Board Meeting Minutes
Public Events and Commentary
- Upcoming – None at this time
- Past Events
- November 6, 2020. Mining Law Summit - New Frontiers in Community Engagement and Sustainable Development of Mineral Resources – How to responsibly develop critical mineral resources that are in high demand in modern society has been explored at the Nov. 6 Mining Law Summit by the University of Arizona Global Mining Law Center. More info and YouTube video. New Frontiers in Community Engagement and Sustainable Development of Mineral Resources” went virtual at no cost this year. It featured recorded speakers and interviews coupled with real-time discussions at the all-day event. The fifth edition of the summit was a collaboration of the UArizona James E. Rogers College of Law and Lowell Institute for Mineral Resources.
- April 24, 2018. Waters of the United States (WOTUS) – Evolution of a Quagmire and the Supreme Court.Presented by Jim Burling, Esq., Vice President of Litigation and Principal Attorney for Property Rights, Pacific Legal Foundation.
Mr. Burling has been with Pacific Legal Foundation since 1983 and his cases involve regulatory takings, environmental and land use regulations, eminent domain, and Indian law. In 2001 he successfully argued a leading property rights case, Palazzolo v. Rhode Island, before the United States Supreme Court. He is a frequent lecturer at continuing legal education courses on topics such as the regulation of wetlands, eminent domain, and the “taking” of private property. Mr. Burling’s cases have focused on environmental and land use regulations, eminent domain, and Indian law. In 2013, Mr. Burling was awarded the Crystal Eagle Award by the Owners Counsel of America in recognition of his work on behalf of property rights.
View April 24, 2018 Webinar Video