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Carpenter, Kristen Ann Council Tree Professor


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research overview

  • Professor Carpenter's research focuses on the legal claims of indigenous peoples, especially with respect to issues of property, religion, culture, and human rights. Her articles have been published in the Yale Law Journal, California Law Review, UCLA Law Review, Fordham Law Review and others. Professor Carpenter is also active in pro bono work on American Indian cultural and religious freedoms.


  • american indian law, property, cultural property, law and religion, law and culture, human rights, indigenous peoples


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courses taught

  • LAWS 6602 Cultural Property Law (Spring 2019)
  • LAWS 6808 LILAC Symposium Course: Leadership in Law and Community (Fall 2018)
  • LAWS 7715 Indigenous Peoples in International Law (Fall 2018)
  • LAWS 8440 Seminar: International Human Rights (Spring 2018)


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