The Economics Institute for Judges is the LEC’s flagship program. It addressed fundamental economic issues that are often at the heart of legal disputes. Through intensive classroom lectures and discussions, judges were given a solid grounding in economics, finance, and statistics. The practical relevance of these disciplines were emphasized through the interactive analysis of numerous cases. … Continue reading “Economics Institute for Judges”

Tribes are the third sovereign in the United States Constitutional order. As sovereigns, tribes have the inherent authority to promulgate their own laws. However, federal law significantly limits the effectiveness of tribal law. Supreme Court jurisprudence has diminished tribal jurisdiction over non-Indians; plus, tribes are subject to numerous federal laws and regulations that do not … Continue reading “Tribal Law 101: Federal Impediments to Tribal Economic Development”