Federal Indian Law I

SLN #: 81111
Course Prefix: LAW-632
Course Section: 001
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor(s): Miller
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Course Description:
American Indian Nations own 27% of the land within Arizona and over 56 million acres in the lower 48 states. This course surveys the political and legal relationship of Native Nations to the United States and state governments. The course provides a historical examination of treaties and other instruments used to negotiate the political relationship between these governments and delves into a comprehensive examination of the legal relationship that developed between American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian peoples and the United States. The emphasis of the course is on understanding the foundation of the contemporary relationship between Native Nations, the United States government, and the various states. Particular attention is devoted to jurisdictional issues, including the framework for determining civil regulatory authority, and civil and criminal authority in Indian Country. The course requires a final exam.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 3
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Experiential Learning: No
Seminar: No
Special Withdrawal Course: No
Final Exam Given: Yes
Final Exam Type: In-Class - Completely Secure
Attendance Policy: Per Statement Of Student Policies
Teaching Method: In Person

* The law school has a policy that Is used To calculate credit hours. Please see the Statement of Student Policies.