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Indian Law


Clinic: Indian Law: Impact Litigation (8010)

The Indian Law Impact Litigation Clinic is available for upper-level students who are interested in Federal Indian Law. The Clinic will provide a mixture of direct representation to Indian tribes in federal courts in Minnesota and/or Wisconsin, as well as amicus curiae support in cases pending in federal appellate courts and the U.S. Supreme Court. Cases are referred to the Clinic by practicing attorneys and through partnerships with federally recognized tribes and tribal organizations. Note: This course is unavailable through online registration. To register, please contact Professor Routel for an interview at least one week prior to registration.

Grading: Letter graded.

Credits: variable

Offered: Spring

Categories: Experiential

Subject Areas: Indian Law

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Clinic: Indian Law: Tribal Code Drafting (8011)

This course may be taken for 3 or 4 credits. The Indian Law Clinic is available for upper-level students who are interested in Federal Indian Law and Tribal Law. Students in the fall Clinic will work on various approved legal development projects at the request of American Indian governments and organizations. Typical projects include constitution drafting and reform, drafting and amendment of statutes, creation of both western-style, traditional, and hybrid dispute resolution processes, and law clerk services to such forums.

Grading: Letter graded

Credits: variable

Offered: Fall

Categories: Experiential

Subject Areas: Indian Law

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