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Mariah ILP

Indian Gaming and Tribal Self-Governance

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ASU Law is supporting tribal-driven initiatives by developing advanced degrees focused on Indian gaming and tribal-self governance for professionals who desire an advanced, concentrated curriculum in these areas. These degree programs build on ASU’s world-class Indian Legal Program and experienced faculty to offer degrees with the first of their kind emphasis and the real-world experience that employers value.

1st

Law school to offer an MLS focused on Indian Gaming and Tribal Self-Governance

30

Total credit hours to complete the MLS degree

50+

Years of faculty experience in Indian Country

The Indian gaming and tribal self-governance emphasis programs will equip professionals with a background in federal Indian law and comprehensive courses designed to help graduates seamlessly integrate into the job of their choice. Graduates may serve as senior or mid-level executives for tribes or tribal entities, tribal elected officials responsible for overseeing these aspects of their tribal operations, and other professionals with careers such as congressional staff and federal, state and local employees.

Expertise

  

 

Kate Rosier

Kate Rosier
Comanche
Executive Director, Indian Legal Program

Patty Ferguson-Bohnee

Patty Ferguson-Bohnee
Pointe-au-Chien
Faculty Director, ILP
Clinical Professor of Law

Robert J. Miller

Robert J. Miller
Eastern Shawnee
Willard H. Pedrick Distinguished Research Scholar
Faculty Director, Rosette LLP American Indian Economic Development Program
Professor of Law

Trevor Reed

Trevor Reed
Hopi
Associate Professor of Law

Jay Spaan

Jay Spaan
Cherokee

Michael Hoenig

Michael Hoenig
Faculty Associate

Lawrence S. Roberts

Lawrence S. Roberts*
Oneida
Professor of Practice and Executive Director,
Indian Gaming and Tribal Self-Governance Programs

Derrick Beetso

Derrick Beetso
Navajo
Director,
Indian Gaming and Tribal Self-Governance Programs

Ann Marie Bledsoe-Downes

Ann Marie Bledsoe-Downes*
Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska
Professor of Practice and Director,
Indian Gaming and Tribal Self-Governance Programs

Helen Burtis

Helen Burtis
Faculty Associate

Stacy L. Leeds

Stacy L. Leeds
Cherokee
Foundation Professor of Law and Leadership