{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

Bruff-Administrative Law-Spring 05

Bruff-Administrative Law-Spring 05 - EXAM NO Reminder Under...

Info icon This preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
EXAM NO. ___________ Reminder: Under the Honor Code the submission of any academic work constitutes a representation on the student's part that such work has been done and its submission is being made in compliance with all applicable provisions of the Code. Note: Lighting in the Law School is controlled by movement sensors. If the lights go out, physical movement will activate them. FINAL EXAMINATION IN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW SPRING, 2005 DATE: Monday, April 25, 2005 Professor Bruff TIME: 8:15 a.m. TIME LIMIT: 3 hours INSTRUCTIONS 1. This is a CLOSED BOOK EXAMINATION. You may not refer to any materials in answering it. The examination must be taken only in the rooms designated by the Registrar. All examinations and bluebooks should be turned in to the Registrar or her designate in Room 295. 2. This examination consists of four essay questions. Total time permitted: 3 hours. 3. The questions are not tricky. Do not subject them to strained or unlikely constructions. If you would need more facts to answer a question fully, say what they are and identify the legal consequences. I suggest that you read the entire examination before answering any part of it. 4. N.B.: this exam takes place in a context involving the application of federal mining law. Knowledge of mining law on your part is not expected and will not be credited. Discuss only issues of administrative law as presented by the facts stated in the exam.
Image of page 1

Info icon This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
The General Mining Act, enacted in 1872 and almost unchanged since, provides that “all valuable mineral deposits in lands belonging to the United States” (with some exceptions) are open to purchase by any citizen for a nominal fee. (30 U.S.C. sec. 22) A claimant who discovers such a deposit and who follows steps specified in the Act and in regulations promulgated by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) of the Department of the Interior (DOI) receives full title to the land and hence full rights to extract the mineral. In general, a claimant who has found a deposit must post notice of the claim at the site, do enough digging to discover the extent of the deposit, mark the boundaries of the claim, and file a notice of claim with BLM. There are limits to the physical size of a claim on the ground.
Image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern