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Federal Indian Law Seminar

  • Typically offered every other year
Description: This advanced seminar provides in-depth study of current issues in Indian law, which may include tribal sovereignty and tribal court jurisdiction, reservation economic development and environmental regulation, cultural resource protection, and tribal rights in natural resources and endangered species. This class will explore the ways history, legislation and litigation influence the development of Indian law and policy. Completion of the basic course in Federal Indian Law is a prerequisite for this seminar or other arrangements can be made with the professor. The class format will include group discussion, a research paper and a class presentation by each student. Papers can satisfy the A or B writing requirement and can apply towards the Environmental Law Certificate.

Prerequisite: Federal Indian Law

Meets Capstone writing requirement.