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Wilkinson, Charles F



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research overview

  • Professor Wilkinson has written broadly on law, history, and society in the American West. His fourteen books include the standard law texts on federal public land law and American Indian law. Over two decades, Professor Wilkinson has moved beyond legal scholarship to writing books for general audiences.


  • American Indian Law, Public Land Law, Natural Resources Law, Environmental Law, Law and the American West, Law and Society


courses taught

  • LAWS 7735 - American Indian Law II
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Spring 2020 / Spring 2021
    Investigates the legal history and current legal status of Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians. Addresses other current topics such as tribal water rights, tribal fishing and hunting rights, tribal justice systems, religious freedom, and tribal natural resource and environmental management.


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