Indian Law Principles (On-Demand)

$169.00

The objective of this class is to provide an overview of the development of the legal relationship of Indian Nations within the legal structure of the United States. This class will provide an outline of the principles of Indian law and will provide information on the foundations of the political and legal relationships which serve as the basis of the legal attributes of Indian Nations within the United States. This class will provide an introduction to the status of Indian Nations as domestic sovereign entities and the benefits and tensions this status results in within the American legal system.

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Event Details

Course Type

Original Date Of Course

Course Instructor

Ken Bellmard, Esq.

General Credits

2

Course Description

The objective of this class is to provide an overview of the development of the legal relationship of Indian Nations within the legal structure of the United States. This class will provide an outline of the principles of Indian law and will provide information on the foundations of the political and legal relationships which serve as the basis of the legal attributes of Indian Nations within the United States. This class will provide an introduction to the status of Indian Nations as domestic sovereign entities and the benefits and tensions this status results in within the American legal system.

Syllabus

  1. Introduction
  2. Pre-European Invasion
  3. Colonial Period
  4. Treaty Period
  5. Post Treaty Period after 1871
  6. Indian Reorganization
  7. Termination Period
  8. Indian Self-Governance
  9. Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA)
  10. Tribal Nation Development
  11. The Future of Tribal Nations

Instructor

Ken Bellmard, Esq.

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