Natural Resources Law Teachers Programs


NATURAL RESOURCES LAW TEACHERS COMMITTEE

The Natural Resources Law Teachers Committee committee coordinates biennial Institutes on Natural Resources Law Teaching, co-sponsored with the Energy & Mineral Law Foundation, the Institute for Energy Law of the Center for American and International Law, and the Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources of the American Bar Association. It also organizes and hosts a Natural Resources Law Teachers’ lunch at the Annual Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute.

NATURAL RESOURCES LAW TEACHERS NEWSLETTER

The Natural Resources Law Teachers Newsletter shares news of of professional activities, such as articles, books, speeches, and specialized courses.

NATURAL RESOURCES LAW EDUCATION COMMITTEE

The Natural Resources Law Education Committee serves to monitor the natural resources law courses offered at Constituent Law Schools and suggest plans of action for the Foundation to facilitate and improve natural resources law education and scholarship for law students.

CLYDE O. MARTZ TEACHING AWARD

The Clyde O. Martz Teaching Award, named in honor of the eighth president of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, was established in 1993. Clyde Martz was an esteemed teacher of natural resources law whose casebook pioneered the teaching of the law of natural resources development. His many contributions to the growth and stature of the Foundation include editing the first edition of the American Law of Mining.

This award recognizes excellence in teaching natural resources law as the primary criterion. Consideration is also given to the fostering of a broad understanding of the law, the mentoring of students, and displaying an innovative style and other notable qualities in the classroom.

Distinguished recipients of the Clyde O. Martz Teaching Award:

2016: Robert J. Glennon (Arizona); Kendor P. Jones (Denver)
2015: John C. Lacy (Arizona); David R. Percy (Alberta)
2014: Alastair R. Lucas (Calgary); Jacqueline L. Weaver (Houston)
2013: John S. Lowe (Southern Methodist University)
2012: David E. Pierce (Washburn); Mark S. Squillace (Colorado)
2011: Clayton Parr (Utah); Owen Anderson (Oklahoma)
2010: Doug Grant (Nevada-Las Vegas); Amy Kelley (Gonzaga)
2009: David Getches (Colorado); Pat Martin (Louisiana State University)
2008: George Gould (McGeorge); Robert Keiter (Utah)
2007: Bruce M. Kramer (Texas Tech); Robert E. Beck (Southern Illinois)
2004: Harrison C. Dunning (UC Davis); Don H. Sherwood (Denver)
1998: Ernest E. Smith (Texas)
1994: Howard R. Williams (Stanford); Charles J. Meyers, Jr. (Stanford); Richard C. Maxwell (Duke)