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The Supreme Court & Native American Lands

Laguna Indian Reservation in New Mexico

Laguna Indian Reservation in New Mexico

Washington, DC
Sunday, February 3, 2013

UCLA Law School Professor Angela Riley examines the history of the Supreme Court and Native American lands.  The lecture, which took place in the Supreme Court chamber, was one in a series hosted by the Supreme Court Historical Society on the Constitution, the Supreme Court, and property rights. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg introduces Professor Riley.

Updated: Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 9:49am (ET)

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