Law College hosts Native American speaker Feb. 27

Feb 26th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, February 26, 2009, Issue

Rebecca Tsosie, the Willard H. Pendrick distinguished research scholar at Arizona State University, will speak Feb. 27 at the University of Nebraska College of Law.

Tsosie will speak at noon in the Law College’s Sherman S. Welpton Courtroom. Her address, “Judicial Reasoning in Cases of Cultural Conflict,” is free and open to the public.

Tsosie teaches in the areas of Indian law, property, bioethics and critical race theory, as well as seminars in international indigenous rights and in ASU’s Tribal Policy, Law, and Government Master of Laws Program.

Tsosie, who is of Yaqui descent, has worked extensively with tribal governments and organizations and serves as a Supreme Court justice for the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation. She is a graduate of UCLA Law School.

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