Criminal Justice-COAS | American Indian Justice Policy
P493 | 23957 | Russell


Contemporary issues of U.S. policy toward Indian nations viewed in
historical context and through the lens of U.S. law, including but
not limited to Indian citizenship, gaming, burial protection,
religious freedom, and the status of individual Indians within the
criminal justice system. This will be an intensive writing course.

Texts:

John R. Wunder. “Retained by the People”: A History of American
Indians and the Bill of Rights. (New York: Oxford University Press,
1994)

David E. Wilkins and K. Tsianina Lomawaima. Uneven Ground: American
Indian Sovereignty and Federal Law. (Norman, OK: University of
Oklahoma Press, 2001)

Class meeting:  11:15-12:30, Monday and Wednesday

Instructor:  Professor Steve Russell, Criminal Justice Department