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Policy Practicum: Federal Indian Law: Yurok Legal Assistance

Quarter-long course
Law, Policy & Justice
Policy Practicum: Federal Indian Law: Yurok Legal Assistance
Client: Yurok Tribe. Students will assist the client, the Office of the Tribal Attorney of the Yurok Tribe (the largest federally recognized Native nation in California), by conducting legal research on a variety of possible topics, including possibly code writing, homeowners¿ policies, tribal water rights, data sovereignty, and anti-discrimination policy. The exact scope and nature of the research will be determined in consultation with the client. Students will produce policy memos based on their research to share with the client. Coursework or background in federal Indian law is helpful but not required. The project will involve the opportunity to present virtually to the office of the tribal attorney and possibly the tribal council. Elements used in grading: Attendance, Performance, Class Participation, Written Assignments, Final Paper. CONSENT APPLICATION: To apply for this course, students must complete and submit a Consent Application Form available on the SLS website (Click Courses at the bottom of the homepage and then click Consent of Instructor Forms). See Consent Application Form for instructions and submission deadline.

When

Location

Stanford

Deadline

September 20, 2021 | 12:00 AM
* This Application Deadline has passed

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