Indigenous & Aboriginal Lw Sem

Academic Year

Explores the history and current practice of Indigenous and aboriginal law at the international level as well as in a comparative study of the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Examines the way in which the selected countries, each of which share a common law legal tradition, have engaged with Indigenous and aboriginal communities through law and policy, stressing the similarities and differences in legal philosophies and evolution. Examines the ways in which international law incorporates Indigenous and aboriginal laws and practices and influences these laws and practices, as well as informing the relationship between these communities and the countries in which they are located.