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The faculty members of Arizona Law are among the most influential legal scholars in the world. Our faculty routinely produce powerful and provocative scholarship, from shaping legal debate on water policy and ethics, to conducting research that identifies and solves important real-world challenges like jury bias and internet censorship.

2015

Other Writings

2014

Other Writings

2012

Books

  • Williams, Jr., Robert A., 

    Savage Anxieties: The Invention of Western Civilization (2012).

Articles in Books

  • Williams, Jr., Robert A., 

    What the Hell Happened to Mabo?:  The Search for the Missing Link, in The Limits of Change:  Mabo and Native Title 20 Years On 24 (Toni Bauman & Lydia Glick eds., 2012).

2011

Books

  • Williams, Jr., Robert A., 

    Cases and Materials on Federal Indian Law (6th ed. 2011) (co-author, with David H. Getches, Charles F. Wilkinson, & Matthew L.M. Fletcher.

2009

Other Writings

  • Williams, Jr., Robert A., 

    Foreword:  The Tribal Law Revolution in Indian Country Today, in Raymond D. Austin, Navajo Courts and Navajo Common Law:  A Tradition of Tribal Self-Government ix (2009).

2006

Articles

  • Williams, Jr., Robert A., 

    “The Savage as the Wolf”:  The Idea of the Indian on the Frontier Borders of the American Racial Imagination, 60 W. Human. Rev. 9 (Fall 2006).

2005

Books

  • Williams, Jr., Robert A., 

    Cases and Materials on Federal Indian Law (5th ed. 2005) (co-author, with David H. Getches & Charles F. Wilkinson).

  • Williams, Jr., Robert A., 

    Like a Loaded Weapon: The Rehnquist Court, Indian Rights, and the Legal History of Racism in America (2005).

2001

Articles

  • Williams, Jr., Robert A., 

    Do You Believe in the Rule of Law? 89 Cal. L. Rev. 1633 (2001) (reviewing Race and Races: Cases and Resources for a Diverse America (Juan F. Perea et al. eds., 2000)).

  • Williams, Jr., Robert A., 

    The Protection of Indigenous Peoples' Rights Over Lands and Natural Resources Under the Inter-American Human Rights System, 14 Harv. Hum. Rts. J. 33 (2001) (co-author, with S. James Anaya).

1999

Articles in Books

  • Williams, Jr., Robert A., 

    The True Nature of Congress' Power over Indian Claims: An Essay on Venetie and the Uses of Silence in Federal Indian Law, in When Sorry Isn't Enough: The Controversy over Apologies and Reparations for Human Injustice 273 (Roy L. Brooks ed., 1999).

Other Writings

  • Williams, Jr., Robert A., 

    Book review, 10 European J. Int'l Law 223 (1999) (reviewing Indigenous Peoples, The United Nations, and Human Rights (Sarah Pritchard ed., 1998)).

1998

Books

  • Williams, Jr., Robert A., 

    Teacher's Manual for Cases and Materials on Federal Indian Law (4th ed. 1998).

  • Williams, Jr., Robert A., 

    Cases and Materials on Federal Indian Law (4th ed. 1998) (co-author, with David H. Getches & Charles F. Wilkinson).

Articles in Books

  • Williams, Jr., Robert A., 

    Whigs and Hunters: Indian Tribal Rights in the National Forests, in The National Forest Management Act in a Changing Society: 1976-1996 ___ (K. Norman Johnson & Margaret A. Shannon eds., 1998).

Articles

  • Williams, Jr., Robert A., 

    The White Man’s Indian Law: What’s the Problem, 2 Ayaangwaamizin: International Journal of Indigenous Philosophy 3 (1998-99).

1997

Books

  • Williams, Jr., Robert A., 

    Linking Arms Together: American Indian Treaty Visions of Law and Peace, 1600-1800 (1997); Chapter 1, National Mythologies and American Indians reprinted in abridged form in The University Book: An Anthology of Writings from the University of Arizona 394 (Thomas P. Miller et al. eds., 1998).

Articles in Books

  • Williams, Jr., Robert A., 

    Thomas Jefferson: Indigenous American Storyteller, in Jefferson and the Changing West: From Conquest to Conservation ___ (James P. Ronda ed., 1997).

Articles

  • Williams, Jr., Robert A., 

    Vampires Anonymous and Critical Race Practice, 95 Mich. L. Rev. 741 (1997), reprinted in Critical Race Theory:  The Cutting Edge 614 (Richard Delgado & Jean Stefancic eds., 2d ed. 2000).

1996

Articles

  • Williams, Jr., Robert A., 

    “The People of the States Where They Are Found Are Often Their Deadliest Enemies”: The Indian Side of the Story of Indian Rights and Federalism, 38 Ariz. L. Rev. 981 (1996).

Other Writings

  • Williams, Jr., Robert A., 

    Laws of Indian Communities, in The Encyclopedia of North American Indians (Frederick Hoxie ed., 1996).

1995

Articles

  • Williams, Jr., Robert A., 

    The Sixth Annual McDonald Lecture on Constitutional Studies -- Sovereignty, Racism, Human Rights: Indian Self-Determination and the Postmodern World Legal System, 2 Rev. Const. Stud./Revue D’etudes Constitutionnelles 146 (1995).

  • Williams, Jr., Robert A., 

    Foreward, in Richard Delgado, The Rodrigo Chronicles: Conversations about American and Race ___ (1995).

1994

Books

  • Williams, Jr., Robert A., 

    Teacher's Manual for Cases and Materials on Federal Indian Law (3d ed. 1994).

Articles in Books

  • Williams, Jr., Robert A., 

    Identifying the Barriers to Tribal Development in Indian Country, in American Indian Relationships in a Modern Arizona Economy 11 (Malcolm (Hamp) Merrill project director & ed., 1994).

  • Williams, Jr., Robert A., 

    The Future for Indian Economic Development, in American Indian Relationships in a Modern Arizona Economy 235 (Malcolm (Hamp) Merrill project director & ed., 1994).

Articles

  • Williams, Jr., Robert A., 

    Large Binocular Telescopes, Red Squirrel Pinatas, and Apache Sacred Mountains: Decolonizing Environmental Law in a Multicultural World, 96 W.Va. L. Rev. 1133 (1994), reprinted in Federal Indian Law: A Reader ___ (Jo Carillo ed., 1998).

  • Williams, Jr., Robert A., 

    Linking Arms Together: Multicultural Constitutionalism in a North American Indigenous Vision of Law and Peace, 82 Cal. L. Rev. 981 (1994).

Other Writings

  • Williams, Jr., Robert A., 

    Law and Native Americans, in Encyclopedia of Native Americans in the 20th Century (Garland Publications, 1994).

1993

Books

  • Williams, Jr., Robert A., 

    Cases and Materials on Federal Indian Law (3d ed. 1993) (co-author, with David H. Getches & Charles F. Wilkinson).

Articles

  • Williams, Jr., Robert A., 

    Indian Bands Challenge Canadian Government's Right to Control Membership on Reserves, 2 Indian Rights/Human Rights (No. 2, Autumn 1993).

1992

Articles

  • Williams, Jr., Robert A., 

    Columbus’s Legacy: The Rehnquist Court’s Perpetuation of European Cultural Racism Against American Indian Tribes, 39 Fed. B. & News J. 358 (1992), excerpted in Race and Races:  Cases and Resources for a Diverse America 178, 231 (Juan F. Perea et al. eds., 2000).

  • Williams, Jr., Robert A., 

    Comment: Human Behavior and Global Change, 9 Ariz. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 199 (1992).

Other Writings

  • Williams, Jr., Robert A., 

    Case note - Dobbins v. Erie County, in The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States 231 (Kermit L. Hall ed. in chief, 1992).

1991

Articles

  • Williams, Jr., Robert A., 

    Columbus's Legacy: Law As An Instrument of Racial Discrimination Against Indigenous Peoples' Rights of Self-Determination, 8 Ariz. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 51 (Fall 1991).

1990

Books

  • Williams, Jr., Robert A., 

    The American Indian in Western Legal Thought: The Discourses of Conquest (1990).

Articles

  • Williams, Jr., Robert A., 

    The Rights and Status of Indigenous Peoples Under International Law During the Classical Era Treaty Period (1600-1840), 5 Law & Anthropology 238 (1990).

  • Williams, Jr., Robert A., 

    Encounters on the Frontiers of International Human Rights Law: Redefining the Terms of Indigenous Peoples' Survival in the World, 1990 Duke L.J. 660, reprinted in International Law and Indigenous Peoples 165 (S. James Anaya ed., 2003) and excerpted in Robert N. Clinton et al., American Indian Law:  Native Nations and the Federal System: Cases and Materials 1590 (Rev. 4th ed. 2003).

  • Williams, Jr., Robert A., 

    Gendered Checks and Balances: Understanding the Legacy of White Patriarchy in an American Indian Cultural Context, 24 Ga. L. Rev. 1019 (1990), reprinted in Readings in Race and Law: A Guide to Critical Race Theory __ (Alex Johnson ed., 2000).

1989

Articles

  • Williams, Jr., Robert A., 

    Tribute to Boris Kozolchyk, 6 Ariz. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 21 (1989).

  • Williams, Jr., Robert A., 

    Euclid’s Lochnerian Legacy, in Zoning and the American Dream 278 (Charles M. Haar & Jerold S. Kayden eds., 1989).

  • Williams, Jr., Robert A., 

    Documents of Barbarism: The Contemporary Legacy of European Racism and Colonialism in The Narrative Traditions of Federal Indian Law, 31 Ariz. L. Rev. 237 (1989), reprinted in Critical Race Theory: The Cutting Edge 94 (Richard Delgado & Jean Stefancic eds., 2d ed. 2000). [Law Reserve KF 4755 .C75 2000], and excerpted in Race and Races: Cases and Resources for a Diverse America 26 (Juan F. Perea et al. eds., 2000).

  • Williams, Jr., Robert A., 

    Emergence of a National Indian Policy: Parens Patriae and Indian Tribal Sovereignty, in Institute on Mineral Development on Indian Lands ___ (Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation 1989).

1988

Articles

  • Williams, Jr., Robert A., 

    Legal Discourse, Social Vision and the Supreme Court's Land Use Planning Law: The Genealogy of the Lochnerian Recurrence in First English Lutheran Church and Nollan, 59 Colo. L. Rev. 427 (1988), reprinted in 20 Land Use & Env't L. Rev. 49 (1989).

  • Williams, Jr., Robert A., 

    Learning Not To Live With Eurocentric Myopia: A Reply to Professor Lawrence's "Learning to Live With the Plenary Power of Congress Over the Indian Nations", 30 Ariz. L. Rev. 439 (1988).

  • Williams, Jr., Robert A., 

    The Discourses of Sovereignty in Indian Country, 9 Indian L. Support Center 1 (1988).

Other Writings

  • Williams, Jr., Robert A., 

    Book Review, 82 Am. J. Int'l L. 688 (1988) (reviewing Y.N. Kly, International Law and the Black Minority in the United States (1985)).

1987

Articles

  • Williams, Jr., Robert A., 

    Jefferson, The Norman Yoke, and American Indian Lands, 29 Ariz. L. Rev. 165 (1987).