On November 6, Professor Bethany Berger spoke at Yale Law School to the Alliance for Diversity on Equality Conflicts in Indian Law: From Global Warming to the Violence Against Women Act. On November 10, she will comment on "The Indian Problems and Federal Power in American Legal History" at the annual meeting of the American Society for Legal History.
Professor Berger is a judge with the Southwest Intertribal Court of Appeals, and past chair of the Indian Nations and Indigenous People’s Section of the American Association of Law Schools. She is an executive editor and co-author of Felix S. Cohen's Handbook of Federal Indian Law, the preeminent treatise in the field, and is a co-author of a casebook, American Indian Law: Cases and Commentary (West 2008), with Robert Anderson, Philip Frickey, and Sarah Krakoff, and the author of a number of articles on federal Indian law and property. She served as the Oneida Indian Nation Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School in the 2008-2009 academic year.