Director Angela Riley becomes newly elected member in the American Law Institute (ALI)

Professor Riley will serve as an Advisor for the newly implemented American Indian Law Project. [Updated: Friday, October 5, 2012, 8:56 AM PST] Read about the current project, Restatement Third, The Law of American Indians. The American Law Institute,, is the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize, … Read more

United Nations-Indigenous Peoples Partnership approves six country projects and one regional program to advance indigenous peoples’ rights

An Information Update The United Nations-Indigenous Peoples Partnership (UNIPP) held its second Policy Board meeting in New York on 27-28 October 2011 to review and approve proposals for UN country programs designed in partnership with indigenous peoples. The Board saw the active participation of indigenous expert members Raja Devasish Roy (Co-Chair of UNIPP and Member … Read more

New from AISC Publications: The Indian Civil Rights Act at Forty, Edited by Kristen A. Carpenter, Matthew L.M. Fletcher, and Angela R. Riley

The Indian Civil Rights Act at Forty, 2012 Edited by Kristen A. Carpenter, Matthew L.M. Fletcher, and Angela R. Riley, 2012. Congress passed the Indian Civil Rights Act of 1968 (ICRA) to address civil rights in Indian country. ICRA extended select, tailored provisions of the Bill of Rights-including equal protection, due process, free speech and … Read more

Mayor honors AISC

By Elizabeth Kivowitz Boatright-Simon ( October 30, 2009, UCLA Newsroom Category: Arts & Humanities, Campus News Mayor Honors American Indian Studies Center On Friday, Oct. 30, Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa and the Los Angeles City Council honored the UCLA American Indian Studies Center on the occasion of its 40th anniversary by presenting a proclamation to … Read more