Federal Indian Law   [Archived Catalog]
2017-2018 School of Law Bulletin

LAWS 838 - Federal Indian Law

Credits: 2/3

This seminar explores the basic legal principles that govern the relationship between American Indian tribes, the federal government, and the state governments. Topics covered will include jurisdictional issues arising between those governments, the source and scope of Indian sovereignty, and the recognition and enforcement of Indian land and treaty rights.

Prerequisites: None

Note: This course satisfies the perspective course requirement and the writing requirement if taken for three credit hours.

Basis of Grade: Research Paper (three credit hours) or exam/paper (determined by professor) (two credit hours)

Form of Grade: Letter