Federal Indian Law

Law 361



Rigorous Writing Experience (RWE)



This course examines the legal relationships of American Indians and federally recognized Indian Tribes in the context of Federal Indian Law. In particular, the course focuses on Indian Tribal sovereignty and its intersection with the Federal and State governments with emphasis on Tribal Court jurisdiction, property rights, the place of the Tribes within the constitutional framework of the Federal government, and relationship between Tribal governments and the States. This course will have a special emphasis on the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians located in North Carolina.

J. Loftin (Adjunct)

UNC School of Law | Van Hecke-Wettach Hall | 160 Ridge Road, CB #3380 | Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3380 | 919.962.5106

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