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Collins, Richard Professor

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Research

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  • Professor Collins' research interests are American Indian law, state and local government law, regulation of marijuana, religious freedom, and property law.

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  • state and local government law, law and religion, property law, American Indian law

Publications

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Teaching

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  • LAWS 7255 - Local Government
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Studies state legislative and judicial control of the activities, powers and duties of local governmental units, including home-rule cities and counties, and some problems of federal, state, and local constitutional and statutory limitations on governmental powers when exercised by local governmental units (e.g., the powers to regulate private activities, tax, spend, borrow money and condemn private property for public uses). Offered in alternate years.
  • LAWS 7718 - The Regulation of Marijuana
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2020
    Covers three distinct but interwoven topics: substantive law governing marijuana, policy rationales behind and outcomes produced by different approaches to regulating the drug and the legal authority to regulate the drug. Prepares one to handle legal issues that arise in practice, but also to provide informed counsel on proposed and future reforms to law.
  • LAWS 7725 - American Indian Law I
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Investigates the federal statutory, decisional and constitutional law that bears upon American Indians, tribal governments and Indian reservation transactions.

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