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Those whose research interests involve oil and gas, natural resources, mineral, energy, and environmental law, will find the proceedings of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Annual Institute helpful for developing and refining a research topic. These materials contain papers of scholars who've presented at the annual institute sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation. The law library has access to the multi-volume print set, which is located in the oil and gas law section of the law library stacks as well as the online version, which is available by clicking "Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Library" from the drop-down menu under "legal databases" on the law library's website. The print version contains a loose-leaf binder with three indexes that will allow the user to locate information by author, case, and subject. The online database, which requires the "law library's VPN" in order to access, allows the proceedings to be bro…
Today is the 25th anniversary of the Civil Liberties Act of 1988, the law that apologized and authorized compensation for the internment of Japanese-American citizens during World War II. Parties who would like to learn about the internment or its aftermath may be interested in the following historical legal documents: Executive Order 9066: In 1942 President Franklin D. Roosevelt designated certain areas of the United States as “military areas” from which all persons could be excluded, and authorized the Secretary of War to enforce compliance with this exclusion policy.Executive Order 9102: Also in 1942, President Roosevelt formed the War Relocation Authority, an agency empowered to establish internment camps and to relocate persons to those camps.Korematsu v. United States: This 1944 Supreme Court case ruled that Executive Order 9066 was constitutional.Executive Order 9742: President Harry S. Truman terminated the War Relocation Authority in 1946.Proclamation 4417: With this 1976 pr…
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