March 20, 2019

12:50 pm - 2:00 pm , Eastern Time

Native American Law Society Panel


Topic of the event: the landmark property case Johnson v. M'Intosh and it's impact. The disturbing majority opinion on this case was written by John Marshall, the namesake of this law school. The panel will be asked to discuss the severe and inequitable ramifications of this case from a social, legal, and historical standpoint. 

Panelists:

Professor Kades, who has written extensively on this topic

Professor McSweeney, to take on the legal history aspect

Dr. Moretti-Langholtz, Director of the American Indian Resource Center and Anthropology professor at William & Mary

Dr. Spivey, PhD in anthropology from W&M, and W&M's tribal liaison with the Pamunkey Tribe