American Indian Law Practicum (3970)

This course is offered in cooperation with the Michigan Indian Judicial Association and the University of Detroit Mercy Indian Law Center. Under faculty supervision, students will study tribal court systems and tribal governments, provide legal research in response to individual requests from the tribal courts and governments; participate in long-term projects such as model tribal codes; and assist in organizing special projects, such as a Tribal Courts Symposium. Some travel to Michigan Indian country should be expected.

Students will be evaluated on the basis of a portfolio reflecting their work, class participation, and participation in special projects.


Students are STRONGLY encouraged to have taken the American Indian Law Course before enrolling into the Practicum. 

Course Details

  • Credits: 2