Robert N. Clinton

Robert N. Clinton, Foundation Professor of Law, recently spoke at the University of New Mexico School of Law, for a conference commemorating United States v. Sandoval.

The conference, “One Century Later: Federal Authority in Indian Country, Indian Identity and Status and the Rights of Defendants in Tribal Court,” explored the decision, litigation, aftermath and impact of United States v. Sandoval, which granted federal Indian statutes to the Pueblo people.

Clinton spoke on a panel titled “Sandoval’s Impact on Federal Authority in Indian Country.”

Clinton teaches and writes about federal Indian law, tribal law, Native American history, constitutional law, federal courts, cyberspace law, copyrights, and civil procedure. His publications include numerous articles on federal Indian law and policy, constitutional law, and federal jurisdiction. He is the co-author of casebooks on Indian law and federal courts, The Handbook of Federal Indian Law (1982 ed.) and multiple editions of American Indian Law: Native Nations and the Federal System, Colonial and American Indian. He also is a Faculty Fellow in the Center for Law, Science & Innovation.