Faculty Scholarship

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.

2018

Articles in Books

  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    Indigenous Peoples and Cultural Sustainability:  The Role of Traditional Knowledge, in Traditional Ecological Knowledge:  Learning from Indigenous Practices for Environmental Sustainability ___ (Melissa K. Nelson & Daniel Shilling eds., forthcoming 2018).

  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    Sovereigns or Citizens? The Paradox of Indigenous Self-Determination, in Community as the Material Basis of Citizenship:  The Unfinished Story of American Democracy 118 (Rodolfo Rosales ed. 2018).

2017

Articles in Books

  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    Indigenous Peoples, Anthropology and the Legacy of Epistemic Injustice, in The Routledge Handbook of Epistemic Injustice 356 (Ian James Kidd, Jose Medina, & Gaile Polhaus, Jr. eds. 2017).

2016

Articles

2015

Books

  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    American Indian Law:  Native Nations and the Federal System (7th ed. 2015) (co-author, with Carole E. Goldberg, Robert N. Clinton, & Angela R. Riley).

Articles

  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    Indigenous Human Rights and the Ethics of Remediation:  Redressing the Legacy of Radioactive Contamination for Native Peoples and Native Lands, 13 Santa Clara J. Int'l L. 203 (2015).

  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    Just Governance or Just War?:  Native Artists, Cultural Production, and the Challenge of “Super-Diversity”, 6 Cybaris:  An Intellectual Property Law Review, no. 2, 2015, at 56.

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2014

Articles

  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    Exploring Pathways to Trust:  A Tribal Perspective on Data Sharing, 16 Genetics in Medicine 820 (2014) (co-author, with Rosalina James et al.).

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2013

Articles in Books

  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples:  Comparative Models of Sovereignty, in Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples:  The Search for Legal Remedies 79 (Randall S. Abate & Elizabeth Ann Kronk eds., 2013).

Articles

  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples:  Comparative Models of Sovereignty, 26 Tul. Envtl. L.J. 239 (2013).

  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    A Philosophy of Hope and a Landscape of Principle:  The Legacy of David Getches’s Federal Indian Law Scholarship, 84 U. Colo. L. Rev. 155 (2013).

2012

Articles in Books

  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    International Trade in Indigenous Cultural Heritage:  An Argument for Indigenous Governance of Cultural Property, in International Trade in Indigenous Cultural Heritage:  Legal and Policy Issues 221 (Chrisoph B. Graber, Karolina Kuprecht, & Jessica C. Lai eds., 2012).

Articles

  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    NAGPRA and the Problem of “Culturally Unidentifiable” Remains:  The Argument for a Human Rights Framework, 44 Ariz. St. L.J. 809 (2012).

  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    Indigenous Peoples and Epistemic Injustice:  Science, Ethics, and Human Rights, 87 Wash. L. Rev. 1133 (2012).

Other Writings

  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    Book Review, 27 Wicazo Sa Review, Spring 2012, at 130 (reviewing Walter R. Echo-Hawk, In The Courts of the Conqueror:  The 10 Worst Indian Law Cases Ever Decided (2010)).

2011

Articles in Books

  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    Property, Power, and American "Justice":  The Story of United States v. Dann, in Indian Law Stories 325 (Carole Goldberg, Kevin K. Washburn, & Philip P. Frickey eds., 2011).

Articles

  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    Forging the Road Ahead:  An Essay on Justice and Transformation in Legal Education, 2 Law J. Soc. Just. 103 (2011).

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  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    Reconceptualizing Tribal Rights:  Can Self-Determination Be Actualized within the U.S. Constitutional Structure?, 15 Lewis & Clark L. Rev. 923 (2011).

2010

Books

  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    American Indian Law:  Native Nations and the Federal System (6th ed. 2010) (co-author, with Carole Goldberg, Kevin Washburn, & Elizabeth Rodke Washburn).

Articles in Books

  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    Native Women and Leadership:  An Ethics of Culture and Relationship, in Indigenous Women and Feminism:  Politics, Activism, Culture 29 (Cheryl Suzack et al. eds., 2010).

  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    Cultural Sovereignty and Tribal Energy Development:  Creating a Land Ethic for the Twenty-first Century, in Indians & Energy:  Exploitation and Opportunity in the American Southwest 263 (Sherry L. Smith & Brian Frehner eds., 2010).

Articles

  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    Indigenous Women and International Human Rights Law:  The Challenges of Colonialism, Cultural Survival, and Self-Determination, 15 UCLA J. Int’l L. & Foreign Aff. 187 (2010).

  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    Keynote Address - Indigenous Peoples and Global Climate Change:  Intercultural Models of Climate Equity, 25 J. Envtl. L. & Litig. 7 (2010).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1865999

2009

Articles in Books

  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    Who Controls Native Cultural Heritage?:  "Art," "Artifacts," and the Right to Cultural Survival, in Cultural Heritage Issues:  The Legacy of Conquest, Colonization, and Commerce 3 (James A.R. Nafziger & Ann M. Nicgorski eds., 2009).

Articles

  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    Native Nations and Museums:  Developing an Institutional Framework for Cultural Sovereignty, 45 Tulsa L. Rev. 3 (2009).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1865497
  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    Climate Change, Sustainability, and Globalization:  Charting the Future of Indigenous Environmental Self-Determination, 4 Envtl. & Energy L. & Pol'y J. 188 (2009).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1865987

Other Writings

  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    Book Review, 33 Am. Indian Culture & Res. J., no. 3, 2009, at 137 (reviewing Rebuilding Native Nations:  Strategies for Governance and Development (Miriam Jorgensen ed. 2007)).

2007

Books

  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    American Indian Law:  Native Nations and the Federal System (5th ed. 2007) (co-author, with Robert N. Clinton & Carol E. Goldberg).

Articles in Books

  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    How the Land Was Taken:  The Legacy of the Lewis and Clark Expedition for Native Nations, in American Indian Nations:  Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow 240 (George Horse Capture, Duane Champagne, & Chandler C. Jackson eds., 2007).

  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    Acknowledging the Past to Heal the Future:  The Role of Reparations for Native Nations, in Reparations:  Interdisciplinary Inquiries 43 (Jon Miller & Rahul Kumar eds., 2007).

Articles

  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    Indigenous People and Environmental Justice:  The Impact of Climate Change, 78 U. Colo. L. Rev. 1625 (2007), excerpted in Climate Change:  A Reader 179, 1156 (William H. Rogers et al. eds., 2011).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1399659
  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    Cultural Challenges to Biotechnology:  Native American Genetic Resources and the Concept of Cultural Harm, 35 J.L. Med. & Ethics 396 (2007).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1399608
  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    Genome Justice:  Genetics and Group Rights (Introduction to Symposium), 35 J.L. Med. & Ethics 352 (2007) (co-author & co-editor of symposium, with Joan L. McGregor).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1865493

2006

Articles in Books

  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    The BIA’s Apology to Native Americans:  An Essay on Collective Memory and Collective Conscience, in Taking Wrongs Seriously:  Apologies and Reconciliation 185 (Elazar Barkan & Alexander Karn eds., 2006).

  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    Tribal Sovereignty and Intergovernmental Cooperation, in Tribal Water Rights:  Essays in Contemporary Law, Policy, and Economics 13 (John E. Thorson, Sarah Britton, & Bonnie G. Colby eds., 2006).

Articles

  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    What Does It Mean “To Build a Nation?” Reimagining Indigenous Political Identity in an Era of Self-Determination, 7 Asian-Pac. L. & Pol’y J. 38 (2006).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1401046
  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    Challenges to Sacred Site Protection, 83 Denv. U. L. Rev. 963 (2006).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1400347

Other Writings

  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    Going Home Again:  The Heard Museum’s Newest Permanent Exhibit, 19 Native Peoples, Jan.-Feb. 2006, at 46.

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1400350

2005

Books

  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    American Indian Law:  Native Nations and the Federal System (4th ed. rev. 2005) (co-author, with Robert N. Clinton & Carol E. Goldberg).

Articles in Books

  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    Tribal Environmental Policy and National Development Priorities, in War and Border Crossings:  Ethics When Cultures Clash 265 (Peter A. French & Jason A. Short eds., 2005).

Articles

  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    The New Challenge to Native Identity:  An Essay on “Indigeneity” and “Whiteness,” 18 Wash. U. J.L. & Pol’y 55 (2005).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1401464
  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    Engaging the Spirit of Racial Healing within Critical Race Theory:  An Exercise in Transformative Thought, 11 Mich. J. Race & L. 21 (2005).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1401054

2003

Books

  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    American Indian Law:  Native Nations and the Federal System (4th ed. 2003) (co-author, with Robert N. Clinton & Carol E. Goldberg).

Articles in Books

  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    Land, Culture and Community:  Envisioning Native American Sovereignty and National Identity in the Twenty-First Century, in The Future of Indigenous Peoples:  Strategies for Survival and Development 3 (Duane Champagne & Ismael Abu-Saad eds., 2003).

Articles

  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    The Conflict Between the “Public Trust” and the “Indian Trust” Doctrines:  Federal Public Land Policy and Native Nations, 39 Tulsa L. Rev. 271 (2003).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1401472
  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    The Challenge of “Differentiated Citizenship":  Can State Constitutions Protect Tribal Rights?, 64 Mont. L. Rev. 199 (2003).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1401468
  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    Tribalism, Constitutionalism, and Cultural Pluralism:  Where do Indigenous Peoples Fit Within Civil Society?, 5 U. Pa. J. Const. L. 357 (2003).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1401491

2002

Articles

  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    Introduction:  Symposium on Cultural Sovereignty, 34 Ariz. St. L.J. 1 (2002).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1401496
  • Tsosie, Rebecca, 

    Reclaiming Native Stories:  An Essay on Cultural Appropriation and Cultural Rights, 34 Ariz. St. L.J. 299 (2002).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1401522