Modern Public Land Law in a Nutshell (Nutshell Series.)
Robert L. Glicksman, George Cameron CogginsISBN: 0314240764;
The federal government owns more than 1 million square miles of land in the United States. Expert authors 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. Also discusses resources, such as water, minerals, timber, wildlife, and recreation, and their preservation.