Photograph of Thomas (Tim) C. Means

Education

  • Dartmouth College, A.B., government (1969) cum laude with high honors in government, Phi Beta Kappa
  • University of Colorado, M.P.A., public administration (1975)
  • The George Washington University Law School, J.D. (1978) highest honors, The Order of the Coif

Thomas (Tim) C. Means

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 Retired Partner Washington, D.C.
tmeans@crowellretiredpartners.com
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004-2595

Thomas (Tim) Means is a retired partner and founding member of Crowell & Moring who practiced in the firm's Environment & Natural Resources Group and was chair of the firm's Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice. Tim received an A.B. cum laude with high honors in government from Dartmouth College in 1969, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He received a masters in public administration from the University of Colorado in 1975 and attended Princeton Theological Seminary on a fellowship. In 1978, he earned his law degree with highest honors from George Washington University, where he was a member of the Law Review and Order of the Coif, graduating third in his class.

Tim's practice focused on judicial review of agency action and appellate advocacy, primarily on issues involving federal regulation of the mining industry, principally under the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 (MSHA), the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA), and other environmental laws. He regularly represented mine operators, mine supervisors, mining equipment manufacturers, and trade associations in MSHA and SMCRA matters, including MSHA special investigations seeking to impose civil and criminal liability, MSHA discrimination complaints, and MSHA and SMCRA enforcement defense litigation, as well as in litigation challenging unlawful MSHA and OSMRE regulations and related regulatory actions. Tim often advised clients on the limits of MSHA jurisdiction and wrote and lectured on the impropriety of the MSHA's attempt to expand its jurisdiction over coal-fired power plants and other coal users.

As chair of the firm's Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice, Tim focused on judicial review of agency action, particularly in defeating agency attempts to insulate their actions from judicial review and on overcoming agency claims that courts must defer to their statutory and regulatory interpretations. For example, Tim was instrumental in persuading the D.C. Circuit to reverse District Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson's ruling that a major gold producer was not entitled to immediate judicial review of EPA guidance documents which substantially increased the mine operator's reporting obligations under EPA's Toxic Release Inventory Program. In a unanimous precedent-setting opinion, the court of appeals held that the mine operator could challenge the EPA "guidelines," even though they were not promulgated as regulations, without having to wait for EPA to enforce those guidelines against it, overturning Judge Jackson's contrary ruling. See Barrick Goldstrike Mines v. Browner, 215 F.3d 45 (D.C. Cir. 2000). Over the years, Tim represented clients in matters pending before numerous federal and state agencies, including NHTSA, CPSC, OSHA, FDA, FAA, NTSB, EPA, OWCP, NPS, DOJ, BLM, FWS, and the U.S. Congress, in addition to his steady diet of regulatory matters involving MSHA and OSMRE.

Surface Mining Litigation (SMCRA)

Tim represented clients in many cases either challenging or defending agency rulemakings, including almost every rulemaking under SMCRA since 1979, as well as many citizen suits. In addition to representing the industry in the landmark National Mining Association v. U.S. Department of the Interior case in which the D.C. Circuit struck down as ultra vires the Office of Surface Mining's Applicant Violator System (AVS) regulations, Tim also handled the series of follow-on cases challenging the agency's successor AVS ownership and control regulations in the D.C. Circuit and in federal district court. Tim also represented numerous companies and individuals in successfully contesting AVS permit blocks and won the only case in which an individual not only forced the agency to delist him from the AVS but also forced the agency to pay his attorneys' fees. See Angus Peyton, 158 IBLA 335 (2003).

In Citizens Coal Council v. Norton, 330 F.3d 478 (D.C. Cir. 2003), Tim not only represented the National Mining Association in defeating environmentalists' attempts to cripple the longwall mining industry by prohibiting subsidence from underground coal mining under millions of acres of land protected from surface mining by SMCRA Section 522, but he persuaded the Supreme Court in 2004 not to grant the environmentalists' petition challenging the D.C. Circuit's decision.

Occupational Safety and Health Litigation (MSHA and OSHA)

Tim represented mining industry clients in many of the industry's most significant occupational safety and health litigation victories over several decades, including the defeat of: the Labor Department's respirable dust fraud prosecutions, MSHA's excessive history civil penalty policy, MSHA's attempt to broaden the scope of unwarrantable failure liability, and OSHA's attempt to impose more restrictive occupational exposure standards for 428 different air contaminants. Tim and his team defended mine operators and mine managers in many of the major mine accident investigations of the last 30 years, from most recently Massey's Upper Big Branch Mine accident and the Crandall Canyon Mine collapse, going back to the Wilberg Mine Fire and Greenwich Collieries No. 1 Mine Explosion in 1984.

The Crandall Canyon representation, following the August 2007 mine accidents that claimed nine lives, encompassed investigations by three committees of Congress, the Labor Department Inspector General, MSHA, and the Justice Department. Tim's team, including Crowell & Moring White Collar specialists, led the clients' responses to the investigations, prepared witnesses, responded to document requests and witness subpoenas, and assisted in obtaining a prompt settlement of the civil litigation in Utah. The primary focus was the federal grand jury investigation in Utah and the MSHA enforcement litigation. In March 2012, the team secured a plea deal that involved a plea by the lowest level corporate client entity to two misdemeanor Mine Act violations and payment of a $500,00 fine. As part of the deal, no other entity or individual was charged in connection with the investigation, and the government stipulated that the misdemeanors did not cause the fatalities. The deal was harshly criticized by the Utah newspapers and even the sentencing judge for its leniency.

Bars, Awards and Pro Bono

Tim was named a Washington, D.C. "Super Lawyer" between 2013 and 2018, and was listed in The Best Lawyers in America every year between 2006 and 2017. Tim was a trustee and president of the Energy & Mineral Law Foundation and served on the Foundation's Editorial Board and its Scholarship Committee. He was a member of the Bar of the District of Columbia and admitted to practice before most of the U.S. Courts of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court. He was honored for his public interest work by two national organizations. Tim received the "John L. McClaugherty Award" from the Energy & Mineral Law Foundation and the "Daniel Levy Award" from the National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild. He was also given the George Bailey Award by Crowell & Moring in recognition of his pro bono work.

Tim's pro bono career highlights include in 2011 successfully representing the only person who had her prison sentence commuted (to time-served) by President Obama during his first term of office, enabling Eugenia Jennings to rejoin her children at home after 11 years in prison for minor drug sales. Tim subsequently succeeded in persuading President Obama to free a second prisoner, Stephanie George, after she had served 16 years of a life sentence for a minor drug offense. Stephanie George was one of eight non-violent drug offenders to whom President Obama granted clemency in December of 2013, signaling the start of the increased use of the President’s power to commute prison sentences for non-violent drug offenders, during his Second Administration. Tim had also obtained two of the only nine sentence commutations granted by President George W. Bush during his eight years in office – for  Phillip Emmert in 2006 and Reed Prior in 2008. Each man had been serving a long prison sentence, one for 23 years, the other life without parole, for selling drugs to support their addictions.

Prior to joining Crowell & Moring, Tim was a lobbyist and government affairs representative for Colorado Counties, Inc., a non-profit association of all of the county governments in Colorado, where he gained extensive knowledge in the areas of legislation, agency rulemaking, inter-governmental relations, and federalism.



Highlights, News & Knowledge


Speeches & Presentations

  • "Recent SMCRA Developments and Litigation Update," Energy & Mineral Law Foundation, 34th Annual Institute (June 18, 2013). Presenters: Thomas (Tim) C. Means and Sherrie A. Armstrong.
  • "Energy Litigation Update," Energy & Mineral Law Foundation Winter Workshops on Energy Law (February 11, 2013). Panelists: Kirsten L. Nathanson, Chet M. Thompson, Daniel W. Wolff, and Thomas (Tim) C. Means.
  • "The Impact of Mine Safety Regulations on Coal Supply: The Post-Sago Squeeze," Energy & Mineral Law Foundation Winter Workshops (February 2011). Presenter: Tim Means.
  • "Flagrant Violations Under the Mine Safety Act," Energy & Mineral Law Foundation Special Institute on Mine Safety & Health (March 2010). Presenter: Tim Means.
  • "MSHA Accident Investigations," Energy and Mineral Law Foundation Special Institute on Mine Safety and Health (November 2006). Presenter: Tim Means.
  • "Lessor Liability Under the Mine Act If an Accident Occurs at a Lessee's Mine," The National Council of Coal Lessors (April 2006). Presenter: Tim Means.
  • "Legal Liability for Inadequate Training Under the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977," Northwest Mining Association (December 2005). Presenter: Tim Means.
  • "Recent Developments in Legal Liability for Inadequate Training Under the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977," California Mining Association 2005 Annual Conference (May 2005). Presenter: Tim Means.
  • "Legal Responsibilities and Liabilities of Trainers under the Mine Safety Act: Overview & Recent Developments," International Society of Mine Safety Professionals Conference (May 2005). Presenter: Tim Means.
  • "Legal Liability for Inadequate Training Under the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977," Energy and Mineral Law Foundation Annual Institute (May 2005). Presenter: Tim Means.
  • "Chevron Deference After 25 Years," The Energy and Mineral Law Foundation Annual Mineral Law Conference (October 2004). Presenter: Tim Means.
  • "Trial Practice Before the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission," The Energy and Mineral Law Foundation Mine Safety Special Institute (June 2004). Presenter: Tim Means.
  • "The Liability of Trainers Under the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act," International Society of Mine Safety Professionals Annual Conference (May 2004). Presenter: Tim Means.
  • "Practitioner’s Perspective," Administrative Law Judges of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission Conference (May 2003). Presenter: Tim Means.
  • "Avoiding Liability for Discrimination Under Section 105(c) of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act," Society of Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (January 2003). Presenter: Tim Means.
  • "Eight Ways to Avoid Aggravated Conduct: A Guide to Preventing Liability for Knowing Violations and Unwarrantable Failure Violations," Society of Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (January 2002). Presenter: Tim Means.
  • "The Applicant Violator Story or "Frankenstein Meets the Computer," Mine Health Reporter's Conference on Mining and the Environment (March 1998). Presenter: Tim Means.
  • "OSM's Applicant Violator System - Enterprise Liability Run Amok," Enterprise Liability, Energy & Mineral Law Foundation (1995). Presenter: Tim Means.


Publications

  • "Regulatory Forecast 2016: What Corporate Counsel Need to Know for the Coming Year," a Crowell & Moring LLP publication (January 2016). Contributor.
  • "Regulatory 2016 - The State of Play," Crowell & Moring's Regulatory Forecast 2016 (January 2016). Contributors: Angela B. Styles, Thomas (Tim) C. Means, Kris D. Meade, Elliott P. Laws, Mike Gill, W. Scott Douglas, and James G. Flood.
  • "The State Of Play In 2015: Year Of The Regulator," Law360 (February 6, 2015). Co-Authors: Wm. Randolph Smith, Thomas (Tim) C. Means, and Elliott P. Laws.
  • "Regulatory Forecast 2015: What Corporate Counsel Need to Know for the Coming Year," a Crowell & Moring LLP publication (January 2015). Contributor.
  • "Gov't Victory In Perez V. MBA May Be Pyrrhic," Law360 (December 8, 2014). Authors: Thomas (Tim) C. Means, Daniel W. Wolff, and Sharmistha Das.
  • "Perez V. MBA Is Unlikely To Provide Regulatory Relief," Law360 (December 1, 2014). Co-Authors: Thomas (Tim) C. Means, Daniel W. Wolff, and Jesse J. Kirchner.
  • "To Label Or Not To Label? Companies May Have No Choice," Law360 (September 30, 2014). Co-Authors: Thomas C. (Tim) Means, Daniel W. Wolff and Jesse J. Kirchner.
  • "The Mining Law Monitor," Crowell & Moring Publication, Vol. 27, Issue 1 (Winter 2014). Editor: Daniel W. Wolff; Authors: Thomas C. (Tim) Means, Sherrie A. Armstrong, Jonathan S. Kallmer, Ashley R. Riveira, Kassi D. Tallent, Willa B. Perlmutter, and Edward M. Green.
  • "Back in the Spotlight: The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act in 2013," Energy & Mineral Law Foundation, 34th Annual Institute, Chapter 10 (2013). Co-Authors: Thomas (Tim) C. Means and Sherrie A. Armstrong.
  • "Mine Safety and Health," American Law of Mining 2d, Ch. 201 (2013 Update, forthcoming). Co-Authors: Timothy M. Biddle, Thomas (Tim) C. Means, Daniel W. Wolff, and Jesse E. Levine.
  • "Mine Safety and Health," American Law of Mining 2d, Ch. 201 (2012 Update). Co-Authors: Timothy M. Biddle, Thomas (Tim) C. Means, and Daniel W. Wolff.
  • "Mine Safety and Health," American Law of Mining 2d, Ch. 201 (2011 Update). Co-Authors: Tim Biddle, Thomas (Tim) C. Means, Daniel W. Wolff, and Brian Barner.
  • "Mine Safety and Health," American Law of Mining 2d, Ch. 201 (2010 Update). Co-Authors: Timothy M. Biddle, Thomas (Tim) C. Means, and Daniel W. Wolff.
  • "Selected Administrative Procedure and Practice Topics," American Law of Mining 2d, Ch. 186 (2009 update). Co-Authors: Tim Means, Kirsten Nathanson and Luke van Houwelingen.
  • "Mine Safety and Health," American Law of Mining 2d, Ch. 201 (2009 Update). Co-Authors: Thomas (Tim) C. Means, Tim Biddle, and Daniel W. Wolff.
  • "D.C. Circuit Upholds MSHA Jurisdiction On Mine Access Road," Crowell & Moring Mining Law Monitor, Vol. 25, Issue 1 (Summer 2009). Co-Authors: Daniel W. Wolff and Thomas C. Means.
  • "MSHA's Broken Plan Approval Process: A Call For Action," Crowell & Moring Mining Law Monitor, Vol. 25, Issue 1 (Summer 2009). Co-Authors: Edward M. Green and Thomas C. Means.
  • "As If Things Weren't Already Bad Enough: Flagrant Violations Under The Miner Act," Crowell & Moring Mining Law Monitor, Vol. 25, Issue 1 (Summer 2009). Co-Authors: Willa B. Perlmutter and Thomas C. Means.
  • "Overview of Administrative Agencies," American Law of Mining 2d, Ch. 185 (2008 update). Co-Authors: Tim Means and Kirsten Nathanson.
  • "Selected Administrative Procedure and Practice Topics," American Law of Mining 2d, Ch. 186 (2008 update). Co-Authors: Tim Means and Kirsten Nathanson.
  • "Mine Safety and Health," American Law of Mining 2d, Ch. 201 (2007 Update). Co-Authors: Thomas (Tim) C. Means, Tim Biddle, and Daniel W. Wolff.
  • "Overview of Administrative Agencies," American Law of Mining 2d, Ch. 185 (2007 update). Co-Authors: Tim Means and Kirsten Nathanson.
  • "On-Site Health Clinics: The Privacy Risks of Providing Care," Crowell & Moring Mining Law Monitor, Vol. 23, Issue 1 (Fall/Winter 2006). Co-Authors: Tim Means and Benjamin T. Butler.
  • "Legal Responsibilities and Liabilities of Trainers Under the Mine Safety Act: Overview and Recent Developments," 26 Energy & Min. L. Inst. Ch. 4 (2006). Co-Authors: Thomas C. Means and Daniel W. Wolff.
  • "Contractor Health And Safety," CHAPTER 15 Concepts and Processes in Mine Health and Safety Management, The Society of Mining Metallurgy & Exploration, (Karmis, ed.) (Mathew Bender) (2001). Co-Author: Thomas (Tim) C. Means and Timothy M. Biddle.
  • "Overview of Administrative Agencies," American Law of Mining 2d, Ch. 185 (2005 update). Co-Authors: Tim Means and Kirsten L. Nathanson.
  • "Selected Administrative Procedures and Practice Topics," American Law of Mining 2d, Ch. 186 (2005 update). Co-Authors: Tim Means and Kirsten L. Nathanson.
  • "MSHA's Dilemma," Crowell & Moring Mining Law Monitor, Vol. 22, Issue 1 (Spring 2005). Co-Authors: Tim Means and Linda Lavache.
  • "Selected Administrative Procedures and Practice Topics," American Law of Mining 2d, Ch. 186 (2005 update). (January 1, 2005). Co-Authors: Tim Means and Donald Kochan.
  • "Subsidence in SMCRA § 522(e) Areas," Crowell & Moring Mining Law Monitor, Vol. 21, Issue 1 (Spring 2004). Co-Authors: J. Michael Klise and Tim Means.
  • "Coal Supply Contracts," Energy Law and Transactions (Matthew Bender 2004 ed.). (2004). Co-Authors: Tim Means and William Anderson.
  • "Section 105(c): The Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Side of the Mine Safety Act," Mine Safety & Health News (June 2003). Author: Tim Means.
  • "SMCRA Roundup," Crowell & Moring Mining Law Monitor, Vol. 20, Issue 2 (Summer 2003). Co-Authors: Tim Means and J. Michael Klise.
  • "Overview of Administrative Agencies," American Law of Mining, 2d, Ch. 185 (2003 update). (January 1, 2003). Co-Authors: Tim Means and Donald Kochan
  • "The New Sarbanes-Oxley Act: Will It Come To Your Mine?" Crowell & Moring Mining Law Monitor (Fall 2002). Co-Authors: Timothy M. Biddle and Tim Means.
  • "MSHA Imposes New Hazcom Rule," Crowell & Moring Mining Law Monitor (Fall 2002). Co-Authors: Tim Means and Bridget Littlefield.
  • "The Applicant Violator System in 2002: An Update on Permit Blocking Under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act," 23 Energy & Min. L. Inst. Ch. 5, (2002). Author: Tim Means.
  • "Overview of Administrative Procedures and Practice Topics," American Law of Mining 2d, Ch. 186 (2002 update), (January 1, 2002). Co-Authors: Tim Means and Donald Kochan.
  • "Final Agency Action" and "Ripe For Judicial Review," D.C. Circuit Holds, EPA Guidance Documents For The TRI Program (August 2000). Co-Authors: Richard Schwartz, Tim Means and Kirsten L. Nathanson.
  • "EPA Guidance Documents for the TRI Program Are "Final Agency Action" and Ripe for Judicial Review, D.C. Circuit Holds," C&M Mining Law Monitor, (August 2000). Co-Authors: Tim Means, Richard Schwartz and Kirsten Nathanson.
  • "Inside The D.C. Circuit," C&M Mining Law Monitor, (April 2000). Co-Authors: Tim Means and Donald Kochan.
  • "Judicial Review of Agency Action: An Overview," Rocky Mtn. Min. L. Foundation Special Institute on Natural Resources and Environmental Administrative Law, (November 17, 1999). Co-Authors: Tim Means and J. Michael Klise.
  • "MSHA Jurisdiction Over Non-Mine 'Mines'" Crowell & Moring Mining Law Monitor (October 1999). Co-Authors: J. Michael Klise and Tim Means.
  • "SMCRA Attorney Fees Awarded To Non-Permittee 'Permittee'" Crowell & Moring Mining Law Monitor (October 1999). Co-Author: J. Michael Klise and Tim Means.
  • "D.C. Circuit Invalidates Additional AVS Regulations," Crowell & Moring Mining Law Monitor (July 1999). Co-Authors: J. Michael Klise and Tim Means.
  • "Putting the Mine Back in Mine Safety and Health: The Riddle of MSHA's Jurisdiction Over Electric Power Plants," Mine Safety and Health News, (June 1999). Author: Tim Means.
  • "When Is a Non-Mine a 'Mine:' The Riddle of MSHA's Assertion of Jurisdiction Over Electric Power Plants and Other Coal Users," 20 Energy & Min. L. Instit. Ch. 4, (1999). Author: Tim Means.
  • "Forewarned is Forearmed: Special Investigations Under the Mine Safety Act," Financial Times, (1999). Co-Author: Tim Means and Timothy M. Biddle.
  • "OSM's Proposed New Applicant Violator System Regulations: A Major Disappointment," C&M Mining Law Monitor, (January 1999). Author: Tim Means.
  • "Defining the Requirements for An S&S Violation," Aggregates Manager. (August 1998). Author: Tim Means.
  • "Traditional Limitations on Corporate Liability Upheld," C&M Mining Law Monitor, (July 1998). Author: Tim Means.
  • "Operator Liability Under the Mine Act," Mine Regulation Reporter's 1998 Health and Safety Conference Handbook, (March 1998). Author: Tim Means.
  • "MSHA's New S&S Interpretation Seems Simplistic and Shortsighted," Mine Safety and Health News, (February 20, 1998). Author: Tim Means.
  • "Ownership and Control: OSM's Applicant Violator System After NMA v. DOI," Monograph for National Mining Association, (September 1997). Author: Tim Means.
  • "Update on Section 110(c), Civil and Criminal Liability for Supervisors," Mine Regulation Reporter's 1997 Health and Safety Workshop. (February 27, 1997). Author: Tim Means.
  • "The Liability of Parent Corporations for the Operations of Their Subsidiaries in the Minerals Industry," 17 East. Min. L. Found. 2, (1997). Co-Authors: Tim Means and Harold P. Quinn.
  • "Regulatory Reforms Will Affect MSHA," Mine Safety and Health News, (July 1996). Author: Tim Means.
  • "The Weakest Link in the Mine Safety & Health Chain," Mine Safety & Health News ("Perspectives" Column), (May 1996). Author: Tim Means.
  • "Ownership and Control at MSHA: A New Enforcement Perspective," Monograph for Pasha Publications, (February 1996). Author: Tim Means.
  • "Special Investigations Under the Mine Safety Act: Forewarned Is Forearmed," Monograph for Pasha Publications, (December 1995). Co-Author: Tim Means.
  • "Double Jeopardy Under the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act," 15 Eastern Min. L. Inst. 7-1, (1994). Co-Author: Tim Means.
  • "The Applicant Violator System Revisited: A Regulatory and Litigation Update," 13 Eastern Min. L. Inst. 7-1, (1992). Co-Author: Tim Means.
  • "Coal Resources," Natural Resources Law Handbook (Government Institutes 1991). (January 1, 1991). Co-Author: Tim Means.
  • "The Endangered Species Act: A Comprehensive Evaluation for the Coal Industry," 93 W. Va. L. Rev. 673, (1991). Co-Author: Tim Means.
  • "OSM's Applicant Violator System: A Critical Evaluation," 10 Eastern Min. L. Inst. 6-1, (1990). Author: Tim Means.
  • "Petitions for Modification of MSHA Safety Standards: Process, Problems and a Proposal for Reform," 91 W. Va. L. Rev. 897, (1989). Co-Author: Tim Means.
  • "State Primacy Under the Surface Mining Act: The First Decade," 9 Eastern Min. L. Inst. 5-1, (1988). Co-Author: Tim Means.
  • "Protected Work Refusals Under Section 105(c)(1) of the Federal Mine Safety Act," 89 W. Va. L. Rev. 629, (1987). Co-Author: Tim Means.
  • "Recent Developments in the Federal Law of Mine Safety and Health Discrimination," 3 Kentucky Mineral L.J. 53, (1987). Author: Tim Means.
  • "Preclusion Under Primacy: The Effect of Prior State Determinations on Federal Oversight Enforcement Under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act," 88 W. Va. L. Rev. 567, (1986). Co-Author: Tim Means.
  • "Annual Supplements to Chapters on "Miners' Rights and Responsibilities" and the "Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission," 1 Coal Law and Regulation (Matthew Bender 1985-1990). (January 1, 1985). Author: Tim Means.
  • "When It's Suitable to be Unsuitable: An Analysis of the Exemptions from the Surface Mining Act's Prohibitions on Mining," 3 Eastern Min. L. Inst. 7?1, (1982). Co-Author: Tim Means.
  • "The Federal Threat to State Primacy and Effective Reclamation Under the Surface Mining Act," 2 Eastern Min. L. Inst. 5-1, (1981). Co-Author: Tim Means.
  • "The Outer Limits of OSM Jurisdiction," 1 Eastern Min. L. Inst. 4-1, (1980). Co-Author: Tim Means.


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