JAMES C. HOPKINS Associate Clinical Professor, The Indigenous Peoples Law & Policy Program, Rogers College of Law Adjunct Professor, American Indian Studies, The University of Arizona, Tucson Tel: (520) 621-7669, Fax: (520) 621-9140, Email: [email protected]
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Comparative Law of Indigenous Peoples (Spring) History of Federal Indian Law Indigenous Economic Development: Capacity for Governance (Fall Seminar) The IPLP Colloquium (Seminar) Indigenous Peoples Law Clinic NAFTA and Other Trade Agreements Jessup Moot Court Comparative Corporate Law (Canada)
EDUCATION: Harvard Law School, Master of Laws & International Tax Program, (LL.M./I.T.P.) (2000) Graduated with the Award of Excellence in Research and Writing for LL.M. Thesis; Summa Cum Laude ITP; Mass. Indian Association Scholar, 1999 University of Toronto, Bachelor of Laws Program, (LL.B.) (1996); Wilson Moot National finalist in tax & family law, 1995, Department of Justice Aboriginal Scholarship Recipient, 1994-96, Roger Carter Q.C. Scholar, 1994, Leslie G. Dollinger Memorial Prize, 1993 University of Toronto, Bachelor of Arts & Sciences Program, (Innis candidate) (1993); Intern Award: Population Research, Department of Sociology (Erindale College), 1991-92; Erindale Merit & Leadership Award, 1991 ADMITTED TO PRACTICE: Ontario, Canada PROFESSIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE: Associate Clinical Professor, Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program James E. Rogers College of Law, 2000 - present Adjunct Professor, American Indian Studies Program, University of Arizona, 2002 - present Director, Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program, James E. Rogers College of Law, 2000-2005 Visiting Professor of Law, University of Victoria, Faculty of Law, Indigenous Legal Studies Program, Summer, 2005 Thomas G. Feeney Visiting Professor in Business Law, University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law – Common Law Division, Winter, 2004 Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, 2000 Judicial Clerk, Hon. Regional Senior Justice Bernstein & Hon. Regional Senior Justice Platana – North East & North West Regions – Ontario Superior Court of Justice & Divisional Court of Ontario, Canada, 1998 Articles of Law, Fraser, Milner, Casgrain, Toronto, Canada,1996-1997 MAJOR PUBLICATIONS: Visions of Indigenous Prosperity: Economic Self-Determination and the Role of Federal Indian Law, in LEGAL ASPECTS OF ABORIGINAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT 67 (Joseph E. Magnet & Dwight A. Dorey eds., 2005). [Law E 98 .B87 M34 2005].
Aboriginal Judicial Appointments to the Supreme Court of Canada, prepared for the Indigenous Bar Association & submitted to the Canadian Parliamentary Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights and the Canadian Bar Association (2004) (co-author, with Albert C. Peeling). Book Review, 5 Indigenous L. Bull. 23 (Mar. 2003) (reviewing Peter Edwards, ONE DEAD INDIAN: THE PREMIER, THE POLICE AND THE IPPERWASH CRISIS (2001)). Betting on Self-Determination, 5 Indigenous L. Bull. 18 (July 2002). Symposium: Constitutional Aspects of Aboriginal Economic Development: Taxation and Aboriginal Governance in Canada, in CONSTITUCION Y DERECHOS INDIGENAS 29 (Jorge Galvan ed., 2002) Democratization by Taxation: Roberto Unger's Democratic Experimentalism in Aboriginal Canada (2001) (unpublished LL.M./ITP thesis, Harvard Law School). PRESENTATIONS: Keynote Speaker, Comparing Native American Economic Development Models – Canada & the United States, (Indigenous Bar Association, Annual Conference, Toronto, October 16, 2002) Speaker, International Environmental Law and Indigenous Rights, (CLE Conference on Environmental Law, Scottsdale, Arizona, September 14, 2002) Testimony, Native American Program Initiatives at the College at University Level: Hearing Before the Senate Comm. on Indian Affairs, 107th Cong. 14 & 55 (June 21, 2001), in S. Hrg. 107-83. [Law Special Collections Y 4.IN 2/11:S.HRG.107-93] Keynote Speaker, Constitutional Aspects of Aboriginal Economic Development: Taxation and Aboriginal Governance in Canada, (Conference on Indigenous Rights in the Americas, NACLE & The Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Insituto de Investigaciones Juridicas Seminrio International Constituticion y Derechos Indigenas, Mexico City, March 14-15, 2001) Speaker, A Primer on Indian Gaming, (CLE, Homecoming Continuing Legal Education Series, James E. Rogers College of Law, Tucson, November 14, 2001) Speaker, An Introduction to Canadian Aboriginal Law: Historical Interplay with the U.S., (Faculty Enrichment Series, College of Law, Arizona State University, Phoenix, November 7, 2001) Speaker, Lawyers Behaving Badly: Comparing Defamation Suits in Arizona & Ontario, (Student Enrichment Series, James E. Rogers College of Law, Tucson, October 19, 2001) Keynote Speaker, Comparative Experiences: Indigenous Health Services in Canada & the United Stated, (Southwest Public Health Leadership Institute, Arizona College of Public Health, Prescott, August 10, 2001) Keynote Speaker, Nation Building for Aboriginal Governance: Financing Governance with International Tax Models, (Indigenous Bar Association, Annual Conference, Ottawa, September 4, 2000) PUBLIC SERVICE:
Clinical Supervisor, (with 2 research fellows) Agricultural Industries in the Southwest: Law and Policy Implications for Tribes, 2005-2006 (Research Grant in partnership with the Native Peoples Technical Assistance Office and the Department of Agriculture, the University of Arizona.) Co-principal Investigator (with 2 others), Health Law and Policy Implications for Native American Foster Care in Arizona 2005 - 2006 (Inter-Agency Agreement with the State of Arizona and the College of Medicine.) Researcher (with 4 others), Substance Abuse Prevention - Diversion Programs in Tribal Courts: Case Studies, 2005 - 2007 (Federal Department of Justice Grant & The Native American Research and Training Center (NARTC), The University of Arizona.) Committee Member, Tribal Health Advisory Group for the Governor of Arizona, 2004-2006 (Provide research and policy recommendations on a wide range of health law and policy issues that effect tribal governments in Arizona.) Manuscript Reviewer, The University of Arizona Press (2004-2006) Member, Executive Committee - Native American Cancer Research Partnership, 2003-2004, (Member on the Executive Committee the Native American Cancer Research Partnership (NACRP) at the College of Public Health, the University of Arizona. NACRP is a cooperative agreement sponsored by the National Cancer Institute's Minority Institute/Cancer Center Program dedicated to alleviating the disparate burden of cancer among underserved populations.) Committee Member, CEGA, The University of Arizona, 2003-2004, (An interdisciplinary body focusing on the research between Humanities and Social Sciences, supporting interdisciplinary and collaborative scholarship.) Clinical Supervisor, Land Use Ordinances, Zoning, By-Law Development, 2002-2003 (Training and Research Grant funded by the Administration for Native Americans for The Dry Creek Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians, CA). AWARDS: Award of Excellence for Research and Writing, International Tax Program, Harvard Law School, for thesis paper Democratization by Taxation: Democratic Experimentalism in Aboriginal Canada, 2001 (unpublished).