Prof. Fletcher to Deliver USD Dillon Lecture

From the Sioux City Journal:

USD Dillon Lecture to Address Indian Law

By Nick Hytrek Journal staff writer | Posted: Wednesday, February 10, 2010 10:00 am |

VERMILLION, S.D. — Michigan State University law professor Matthew L.M. Fletcher will present the University of South Dakota’s annual Dillon Lecture, “Rebooting Indian Law in the Supreme Court.”

Fletcher’s lecture is set for 7 p.m. Feb. 18 in the law school courtroom.

In addition to teaching courses on Indian law, Fletcher sits as an appellate judge for various tribes.

The Dillon Lecture is being presented in conjunction with the South Dakota Law Review Symposium, scheduled for 10 a.m. Feb. 18 in the law school courtroom. In addition to the symposium, USD’s Native American Law Students Association is hosting the 2010 National NALSA Moot Court Competition Feb. 19-20.

The Dillon Lecture is named for Charles Hall Dillon, a pioneer South Dakota lawyer and South Dakota Supreme Court justice who died in 1928.