Update on Restatement of the Law of American Indians

From the American Law Institute:

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.

ALI Approves Commencement of Restatement of the Law of American Indians


Project participants are here.

Matthew Fletcher, Wenona Singel, and Kaighn Smith are the reporters. As we move forward, we will be sure to make materials available to Indian country. Also, to learn more about ALI membership, see here.