14th Annual William C. Canby Jr. Lecture feat. Kristen Carpenter

Indigenous Rights, Human Rights: It’s Time for the Declaration

Wednesday, March 16, 2022 | 12:00pm MST | Zoom Webinar

Register at: law.asu.edu/canby

Kristen Carpenter

Council Tree Professor of Law
Director, American Indian Law School
University of Colorado Law School

Kristen Carpenter is a Council Tree Professor of Law and Director of the American Indian Law Program at the University of Colorado Law School. Professor Carpenter served as a member of the United Nations Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP) from 2017-2021, as its member from North America. While serving at the United Nations, Professor Carpenter worked on human rights issues regarding Indigenous Peoples in all regions of the world. With colleagues at the Native American Rights Fund, Carpenter is now co-lead on “The Implementation Project,” an effort to realize the aims of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in the United States. She is also a Supreme Court Justice of the Shawnee Tribe.

At Colorado Law, Professor Carpenter teaches and writes in the areas of Property, Cultural Property. American Indian Law, Human Rights, and Indigenous Peoples in International Law. She has published several books on these topics and her articles appear in leading law reviews. Professor Carpenter has served in various Associate Dean roles and as a founding member of the campus-wide Center for Native American and Indigenous Studies at CU-Boulder. In 2016 she was the Oneida Indian Nation Visiting Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. Professor Carpenter is an elected member of the American Law Institute and former member of the Federal Bar Association’s Indian Law Section Board. She is a graduate of Harvard Law School and Dartmouth College.


The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 1 hour toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona.

Questions? Contact ilp@asu.edu
This Zoom Webinar is free and open to the public.

11th Annual William C. Canby Jr. Lecture January 25

The Indian Legal Program at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University is pleased to present the:

11th Annual William C. Canby Jr. Lecture

Struggles in Federal Indian Law: Alaska Native Rights and the Katie John Litigation CLE

Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. 
W. P. Carey Armstrong Great Hall
Beus Center for Law and Society
111 E. Taylor St. , Phoenix, AZ 85004

Guest Lecturer:
Robert T. Anderson
Director, Native American Law Center, University of Washington
Professor of Law, University of Washington
Oneida Indian Nation Visiting Professor of Law, Harvard Law School

Two Indian Law Articles in Newest Volume of Arizona State Law Journal



And Matthew L.M. Fletcher’s “A UNIFYING THEORY OF TRIBAL CIVIL JURISDICTION” is available in pdf here and here.

Dean Stacy Leeds to Present Sixth Annual Canby Lecture – Jan 24 at 4:30 pm at Arizona State


The Indian Legal Program at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University is holding the Sixth Annual William C. Canby Jr. Lecture on Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 4:30 MST.

“Whose Sovereignty? Tribal Citizenship, Federal Indian Law, and Globalization” by Stacy L. Leeds, Dean, University of Arkansas School of Law

Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University

4:30 p.m. / Armstrong Hall / Great Hall

Free and Open to the Public – followed by a Public Reception at 5:30 pm / Law School Rotunda

1 General CLE credit available for State Bar of Arizona for attendance in person

Your RSVP for attendance in person is greatly appreciated. Free tickets/RSVP online at: canbylecture2013.eventbrite.com or call Darlene Lester at 480-965-7715.

Free Live web-streaming at http://online.law.asu.edu/events/2013/canby at 4:30 p.m. MST. No registration needed.

Seneca President Robert Odawi Porter to be 5th Canby Lecturer

“Tribal National Security Strategy
 for the 21st Century”
Tuesday, January 24, 2012 – 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Robert Odawi Porter
Seneca Nation of Indians

(Public Reception to follow)

The upcoming Indian Legal Program event is free and open to the public, however for planning purposes online RSVP or registration is requested and appreciated. For more information, please contact Darlene Lester at 480.965.7715 ormailto:darlene.lester@asu.edu

Reserved parking will be available in ASU Visitor’s Rural Road Parking Structure, accessed from Terrace Avenue, west of Rural Rd. Terrace Avenue has a “Road Closed” sign but it is open to traffic to enter the Visitor’s Parking Entrance. Parking is $2.00 /hour, maximum $8.00. This is an attended parking lot where guests pull a ticket upon entrance to the gate controlled facilities and pay (cash only) upon exiting. Mention “Canby Lecture” to be guaranteed a reserved spot in lot.

Please click here for directions to the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Armstrong Hall, 1100 S. McAllister Avenue, Tempe, AZ.

 Web Streaming Live at  http://online.law.asu.edu/events/2012/Canby
  (4:30 pm MST)