Matthew Fletcher Presents Indian Law Restatement
Matthew Fletcher, Reporter on the Restatement of the Law, The Law of American Indians, and Professor of Law at Michigan State University College of Law, recently presented on the Restatement and why it matters to everyday practitioners, at the Spokane County Bar Association’s Sixth Annual Indian Law Conference. The first chapter of the Restatement was presented to the membership for approval on May 19. Sections one through nine of the Restatement were approved. The sections include topics focusing on Indian tribes, federal-tribal relationship, American-Indian Treaty Law, federal legislation, and breach of trust claims.