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College of Law

Physical Address:
Menard 101
711 S. Rayburn Drive

Mailing Address:
College of Law
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2321
Moscow, ID 83844-2321

Main Office: 208-885-2255
Admissions: 208-885-2300
Legal Clinic: 208-885-6541
Office of the Dean: 208-885-4977

Fax: 208-885-5709

Email: uilaw@uidaho.edu

Physical Address:
514 W Jefferson Street
Boise, ID 83702

Mailing Address:
College of Law
University of Idaho
P.O. Box 83720-0051
Boise, ID 83720-0051

Phone: 208-364-4560

Fax: 208-334-2176

Email: uilaw@uidaho.edu

Native American Law Academic Program

The Academic Emphasis Program in Native American Law requirements:

The University of Idaho College of Law’s Native American Law Emphasis is based on a rigorous curriculum in Native American law. After completing the first year of law school, interested students may apply for the Native American Law Emphasis. In the second and third years of law school, the Native American Law Emphasis requirements may be met. Upon successful completion of the Emphasis, the law school transcript will denote the Native American Law Emphasis attainment.

The Emphasis requires a minimum of 6 credits from the Native American Law curriculum (Native American Law, Native American Natural Resource Law, Tribal Nation Economics & Law), 6 credits in a topic related to Native American Law, a research paper in the area of Native American Law that meets the standards of the College of Law’s Upper Division Writing Requirement; and completion of an internship, externship, pro bono hours, clinical experience or other experience involving the application of Native American Law for a total of twenty (20) hours. All aspects of the Emphasis require the pre-approval for each component by the Native American Law Emphasis Advisor.

To earn the Emphasis, students must complete the requirements for four components: A, B, C, and D.

  1. A. 6 credits from the Native American Law Curriculum (Native American Law, Native American Natural Resource Law, Tribal Nation Economics & Law); 
  2. A substantial research paper on a topic approved by the Native American Law Emphasis Advisor of 20-30 pages focused on an area within Native American Law;
  3. 6 credits  related to the Emphasis as approved by the Native American Law Emphasis Advisor (e.g., Administrative Law, Basic Family Mediation, Critical Legal Studies, Environmental Law, etc.); AND
  4. Completion of 20 service hours of experience documented and approved by the Native American Law Emphasis Advisor (e.g., externship with a Tribal Nation, Tribal Court, Public interest organization, state or federal agency on an issue involving Native American Law, etc.). More information about available Externships that fulfill this requirement.

Upon successful completion of the Emphasis, the law school transcript will note the fulfillment of the Native American Law Emphasis.

Native American Law Program In Review

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College of Law

Physical Address:
Menard 101
711 S. Rayburn Drive

Mailing Address:
College of Law
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2321
Moscow, ID 83844-2321

Main Office: 208-885-2255
Admissions: 208-885-2300
Legal Clinic: 208-885-6541
Office of the Dean: 208-885-4977

Fax: 208-885-5709

Email: uilaw@uidaho.edu

Physical Address:
514 W Jefferson Street
Boise, ID 83702

Mailing Address:
College of Law
University of Idaho
P.O. Box 83720-0051
Boise, ID 83720-0051

Phone: 208-364-4560

Fax: 208-334-2176

Email: uilaw@uidaho.edu