Eric Pentland

Term Lecturer, Faculty of Law - Admin

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Term Lecturer, Faculty of Law - Admin
Email
pentland@ualberta.ca

Courses

LAW 590 - Indigenous Peoples and the Law

This is a survey course on Indigenous Peoples in Canadian Law. Subjects covered include issues of race and legal reasoning, legal and historical foundations of claims to Indigenous rights, treaty rights, Métis rights, Indigenous peoples and the Constitution, Indigenous claims negotiation and litigation, the Indian Act, and contemporary legal and political developments including an introduction to Indigenous law, jurisdiction and governance. The course is organized as a seminar in which a great deal of learning arises from discussion and class participation.


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