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Latest Issue of the AILJ || Volume 5, Issue 2 || July 2017

Next Issue of the AILJ || Volume 6, Issue 1 || December 2017

The American Indian Law Journal (AILJ) is an academic collaboration among students, faculty, and practitioners. The AILJ is designed to fill a critical gap in the amount of current scholarship available to those interested in the rapidly developing field of Indian law. The AILJ has employed an innovative online format since publishing Volume 0, Issue 1 in 2011.

Indian law concerns a wide range of legal issues, including without limitation constitutional, tax, property, contracts, gaming, intellectual property, and environmental law. Consequently, the American Indian Law Journal (AILJ) provides students with a practical and marketable skill set while exemplifying Seattle University School of Law's commitment to social justice. Notably, American Indians and Alaska Natives have been marginalized and persecuted throughout our country's history, and unfortunately, these themes of prejudice and injustice persist today. Indian law implicates a myriad of social justice concerns, including civil rights violations, protection of cultural resources, religious freedom, the loss of land and natural resources, and the regulation of environmental quality. Despite these numerous issues, there are only two dedicated Indian law journals in North America.

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Submission Deadlines

Volume 6, Issue 1 || Closed July 15, 2017

Volume 6, Issue 2 || Now - January 15, 2018

Volume 7, Issue 1 || Now - July 15, 2018

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Current Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2 (2017)

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The AILJ 2017-2018

Officers

Editor-in-Chief
Derek “Red Arrow” Frank

Managing Editor
Britany Kee’ ya aa. Lindley

Development Editor
Lois Boome

Executive Editor
Connor Smith

Content Editor
Tracey Cook-Lee

Technical Editor
Jeanna McLellan

Article Editors
Chanel Krueger
Ryan Lynch
Gus Voss

Editor Emeritus
Brenda L. George

Associate Editors

Lead Associate Editor
Mae Oberste

Associate Editors
Brittney Adams
Ian Booth
Grace Carlson
David Edwards
Peyton Healy
Hyun-mi Kim
Allison “Allee” Lee
Brent Mulvaney
Dallas Whiteley

Faculty Advisors

John B. Kirkwood
Professor of Law

Kelly Kunsch
Reference Librarian

Gregory M. Silverman
Associate Professor of Law
Center for Indian Law & Policy Director