Indian Law Clinicians Focus on Poverty at Annual Symposium

Stacy LeedsStacy Leeds, director of the Tribal Law and Government Center at the University of Kansas School of Law, was a guest speaker at the Third Annual Indian Law Clinics & Externship Programs Symposium, co-sponsored by the Southwest Indian Law Clinic.

During the two-day conference, members of the Tribal Law Journal led a discussion that looked at the comparative and critical perspectives of indigenous peoples and the law. Following sessions addressed a number of aspects of the Native American picture of poverty. In her lunchtime talk, Leeds talked about the feminization of poverty.

The conference, which took place at Isleta Casino and Resort, was sponsored by the Southwest Indian Law Clinic at the UNM School of Law, Washburn University School of Law and the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.