Ins and Outs of Indian Law

Spring
Spring 2020
Olympia
Olympia
EveningWeekend
Evening and Weekend
Graduate
Class Size: 20
2
Credits per quarter

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This course will explore the historical, legal, and political background necessary to understand Federal Indian Law. This class will provide a survey of Federal Indian Law including jurisdiction and sovereignty, as well as various historical and contemporary issues facing Indigenous Peoples. We will examine developments that shape Indian policy and law by focusing on specific acts and cases that target Indians. Through Seminar, lecture, and debate we will cover vast ground and examine the veins of thinking that have shaped and control Indian Policy in the United States in an effort the understand a complicated and difficult area of Federal Law. We will examine court cases, treaties, acts, and other documents to help us in our understanding.

2

Credits per quarter

Online learning:
  • Enhanced Online Learning - This offering requires access to web-based tools, but use of these tools does not displace any face-to-face instruction.
Class Standing: Graduate
Class Size: 20
EveningWeekend

Scheduled for: Evening and Weekend

Final schedule and room assignments:

First meeting:

Friday, May 15, 2020 - 5:00 pm
SEM 2 D2107 - Seminar

Advertised schedule:

May 15-17, Fri 5-9pm, Sat-Sun 9am-5pm

Located in: Olympia