Federal Indian Law, Environmental Law and or any related course in the field of indigenous law and policy; likewise, any related course in the field of environmental law and policy (i.e., Water Law).
Judith V. Royster & Michael C. Blumm, Native American Natural Resources Law: Cases and Materials, (3rd edition) by Carolina Academic Press:
Seminar style discussion that follows the casebook readings
Optional mid-term take home paper
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Participation and discussion - 15%. Attendance is mandatory and I use a sign-in sheet along with the Socratic method for class discussion. Students can opt to do a mid-term take home paper worth 35%. A final paper is required and is worth 85% of the grade for students who do not elect the mid-term option, or 50% for those students who take the mid-term.
Graded for JD and AIS MA and PhD students; Pass/Fail for IPLP LLM and SJD students.
Please contact Professor Hopkins with any questions (firstname.lastname@example.org / 621-7669).