American Indian Law Clinic

About the Clinic

Dean Stacy Leeds teaching the clinicThe American Indian Law Clinic emphasizes the development of legal infrastructure within tribal governments and the practice of American Indian law in the federal, state, and tribal systems, and possibly international forums. Students will represent American Indian tribes, individuals and/or organizations in matters involving: the development of tribal law through drafting statutes and codes, the enforcement of federal and tribal rights, and strengthening tribal justice and tribal governance systems. The course focuses on selected American Indian law topics and the development of lawyering skills. Enrollment prerequisite is American Indian Law or the permission of the instructor. Limit 5 students.