Fall 2017 Course Schedule

Federal Indian Law (LAW-641-001)
Ezra Rosser

Meets: 10:30 AM - 11:50 AM (TTh) - Warren - Room N103

Enrolled: 7 / Limit: 22

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Assessment:Take-home exam. Name change from American Indian Law pending Faculty approval


This course explores the principles, doctrines, and history underlying the legal relationship between the United States and Indian tribes; the powers of tribal governments; economic development in Indian country; the role of tribal custom in tribal law; the relevance of developing international indigenous law to Indian nations; and introduces some of the ongoing debates in Indian legal scholarship.

Textbooks and Other Materials

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First Class Readings

For the first class, read the first set of readings in the syllabus: p1-43 (skim 1-31, read closely 31-43) Introduction to tribes and different perspectives on Indian law.


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