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286.5A sec. 001 - Selected Topics In Federal Indian Law (Spring 2024)

Instructor: Seth Davis  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
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Units: 2
Grading Designation: Graded
Mode of Instruction: In-Person

Meeting:

M 3:35 PM - 5:25 PM
Location: Law 113
From January 08, 2024
To April 23, 2024

Course Start: January 08, 2024
Course End: April 23, 2024
Class Number: 33101

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 27
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 30
As of: 05/25 11:56 PM


Federal Indian Law is federal law about the relationship between the United States and American Indian and Alaska Native nations. It consists of the treaties, statutes, regulations, and common law and constitutional doctrines that govern the relationship between the United States and Native nations. This seminar will focus upon selected topics in Federal Indian Law as a way of introducing this important area of law. It will explore some fundamental questions about (1) the treaty system and the trust relationship between the United States and Native nations, (2) tribal sovereignty, and (3) Indian property rights. Students will pursue their own research projects based upon the topics covered in the seminar.

Requirements Satisfaction:


This class may be counted as either an Option 1 class (two Option 1 classes satisfy the J.D. writing requirement) or units from this class may count toward the J.D. Race and Law Requirement. This class may count for both requirements if and only if a student is electing Option 1 and the student's other Option 1 class being used to satisfy the J.D. writing requirement is not being counted towards any other requirement.

The Race and Law Requirement applies to the class of 2026 and beyond.

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Exam Notes: (P) Final paper  
Course Category: Public Law and Policy
This course is listed in the following sub-categories:
Race and Law
Social Justice and Public Interest

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