News and Events
Two papers explored sovereignty in association with the COVID-19 pandemic; a third paper explored solutions to Tulsa’s post-McGirtwhite-collar crime.Globally accessible and in-person options through the summer.Indian law experts lead two intensive remote summer courses examining Federal Indian Law in the context of their impact on traditional subsistence hunting and fishing of Alaska Natives, and crime, punishment and ultimately, justice for Native Americans.Dr. Corcoran’s fellowship will focus on bringing hope and healing to tribal communities impacted by incarceration.Román D. Hernández ’00, and adjunct professor Barbara Creel received the Spirit of Excellence award from the ABA Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession.Lewis & Clark Law School is offering summer courses via distance learning for 2021!Lewis & Clark Law School co-hosted with the National American Indian Court Judges Association (NAICJA) the international 2020 Peacemaking Colloquium which highlighted Tribal/Indigenious/State dispute resolutions with participants from the United States, Ireland, Columbia, England, and Scotland.Carma Corcoran, Lewis & Clark Law School’s Indian Law Summer Program Coordinator, has received a two-year fellowship by the Kettering Foundation’s Deliberative Democracy Institute (DDI). The fellowship is aimed at improving civil society by fostering a learning exchange between people from diverse nations.This scholarship is awarded annually and is funded by the Quinault Indian Allottees Association. The scholarship is available to all incoming students, however, preference is given first to Quinault Allottees, then to Native American regional and national applicants with a connection to their culture and heritage.Lewis & Clark Law School is pleased to announce that it will host Professor Cheryl Demmert Fairbanks as the third Walter R. Echo-Hawk Distinguished Visiting Professor in the spring of 2017.
Volunteer to be paired with (an) international student(s) and meet with them bi-weekly to help improve their english while bonding with people from all over the world!
Professor Pommersheim has joined the digital age!Se-ah-dom Edmo works with Tribal leaders to address critical issues and strengthen sovereignty.
Past EventsFebruary 18, 2021
Please join us for an Evening with Frank Pommersheim, Professor Emeritus, University of South Dakota Knudson School of Law .
Professor Pommersheim will be discussing a case study on Tribal-State relations during the pandemic.November 7, 2017
Two Tribes, Two Judges, One Goal TRIBAL JUSTICE
Film Screening & Panel DiscussionMarch 17, 2017ICWA and Peace Circles Colloquium