March 18, 2013

Native Land Law – Upcoming CLE Series

Native Land Law: General Principles of Law Relating to Native Lands and Natural Resources is a 2012 treatise, published by Thomson Reuters West LegalEdcenter in partnership with the Indian Law Resource Center.  It compiles and analyzes federal law relating to American Indian lands and resources and suggests alternative approaches supported by existing federal law, constitutional analysis, and application of international human rights norms. 
The book is a companion to the Native Land Law continuing legal education (CLE) series, which will be held Native Land Law treatiseperiodically throughout 2013.  The series provides an overview of the 17 legal principles in Native Land Law and offers analysis of federal laws and policies that impact the field of Indian law today.  Topics will include:

  • Fundamentals of Policy and History
  • Discovery Doctrine, Plenary Power & Termination
  • Treaties
  • Trusteeship & Trust Title
  • Self-Determination
  • Taxation (Tribal, Federal and State)

On April 9, 2013 (1pm-3pm Central), West LegalEdcenter, in partnership with the Indian Land Tenure Foundation (ILTF), will be offering Native Land Law 101: Fundamentals of Policy and History, the first program in the Native Land Law Series. In addition to the live webcast, registrants will receive access to the on-demand video for 180 days.  (The on-demand version may or may not be accredited in your state.)  To learn more and register, please click here.  Through its partnership with West, NILL/NARF is able to offer a special discount to this program – the promotion code ILTF2013 will be good for a 25% discount to any ILTF program this year.