Bethany Berger

University of Connecticut School of Law

Professor

65 Elizabeth Street

Hartford, CT 06105

United States

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“  I'm currently working on Property and the Privilege to Enter, a theoretical and historical examination of the importance of rights to enter in Property law.  ”

Scholarly Papers (32)

1.

It's Not About the Fox: The Untold History of Pierson V. Post

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 55, p. 1089, 2006
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 24 Jan 2006
Bethany Berger
University of Connecticut School of Law
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Property, Class, Law, History

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Birthright Citizenship on Trial: Elk v. Wilkins and United States v. Wong Kim Ark

37 Cardozo Law Review 1185, 2016
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 01 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 03 May 2016
Bethany Berger
University of Connecticut School of Law
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citizenship, immigration, American Indians, Chinese Americans, legal history, Fourteenth Amendment

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Red: Racism and the American Indian

56 UCLA Law Review 591 (2009)
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 19 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2009
Bethany Berger
University of Connecticut School of Law
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American Indians, Legal History, Race, Discrimination

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McGirt v. Oklahoma and the Past, Present, and Future of Reservation Boundaries

University of Pennsylvania Law Review Online, 2020
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 22 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2020
Bethany Berger
University of Connecticut School of Law
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McGirt, federal Indian law, Muscogee, Creek Nation, Oklahoma, reservations, legal history, allotment, Indian country

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Justice and the Outsider: Jurisdiction Over Nonmembers in Tribal Legal Systems

Arizona State Law Journal, Vol. 37, p. 1037, 2006
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 26 Sep 2005
Bethany Berger
University of Connecticut School of Law
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Indian Law, Jurisdiction, Judging, Discrimination

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Indian Policy and the Imagined Indian Woman

Kansas Journal of Law & Public Policy, Vol. 14, p. 103, 2004
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 30 Mar 2005
Bethany Berger
University of Connecticut School of Law
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Indian law, race, gender, history

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Property to Race/Race to Property

Number of pages: 79 Posted: 13 Apr 2021
Bethany Berger
University of Connecticut School of Law
Downloads 230 (172,995)

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property, race, legal history, inequality, welfare, transportation, land titling, constitutional law

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Elouise Cobell: Bringing the United States to Account

"Our Cause Will Ultimately Triumph": Profiles from the American Indian Sovereignty Movement (Tim Alan Garrison, ed., Carolina Academic Press, 2014)
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 13 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2017
Bethany Berger
University of Connecticut School of Law
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Reconciling Equal Protection and Federal Indian Law

California Law Review, Vol. 98, p. 1165, 2010
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2010
Bethany Berger
University of Connecticut School of Law
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Federal Indian Law, Equal Protection, Constitutional Law, Civil Rights, Race

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Williams v. Lee and the Debate Over Indian Equality

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 109, p. 1463, 2011
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 06 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2011
Bethany Berger
University of Connecticut School of Law
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American Indian law, equality, self-determination, legal history, civil rights

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Hope for Indian Tribes in the U.S. Supreme Court?: Menominee, Nebraska v. Parker, Bryant, Dollar General . . . and Beyond

2017 University of Illinois Law Review 1901
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2019
Bethany Berger
University of Connecticut School of Law
Downloads 208 (186,949)

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American Indians, Federal Indian Law, United States Supreme Court, Judging

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American Indian Law: Cases and Commentary (Table of Contents)

UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1167663
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 22 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2011
University of Washington School of Law, University of Connecticut School of Law, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of Colorado Law School
Downloads 197 (196,563)
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Indian law, aboriginal, sovereignty, federal indian law, federal, Indian

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Kelo v. New London: A Decade Later

Title News, June 2015
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 28 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2015
Bethany Berger
University of Connecticut School of Law
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Kelo v. New London, takings, eminent domain, urban planning

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American Indian Law: Cases and Commentary, Second Edition (Table of Contents)

Robert T. Anderson, Bethany Berger, Philip Frickey, Sarah Krakoff, AMERICAN INDIAN LAW: CASES AND COMMENTARY, 2nd ed., 2010
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 03 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2011
University of Washington School of Law, University of Connecticut School of Law, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of Colorado Law School
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American Indian Law, Casebook

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What Owners Want and Governments Do - Evidence from the Oregon Experiment

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 78, p. 1281, 2009
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 22 May 2009 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2010
Bethany Berger
University of Connecticut School of Law
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Land use, regulatory takings, popular initiatives, Oregon

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United States V. Lara as a Story of Native Agency

Tulsa Law Review, Vol. 40, No. 5, 2004
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 11 Apr 2005
Bethany Berger
University of Connecticut School of Law
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Indian law, history, social change

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In the Name of the Child: Race, Gender, and Economics in Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl

67 Fla. L. Rev. 295 (2015)
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 30 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2015
Bethany Berger
University of Connecticut School of Law
Downloads 139 (263,897)
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Indian Child Welfare Act, Family Law, Adoption, Race, Discrimination, Federal Indian Law

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The Anomaly of Citizenship for Indigenous Rights

HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE UNITED STATES: BEYOND EXCEPTIONALISM, Hertel & Kathryn Libal, eds., pp. 217-233, Shareen, Cambridge University Press, 2011
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 02 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2013
Bethany Berger
University of Connecticut School of Law
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Indian law, history, international human rights, citizenship

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Power Over this Unfortunate Race: Race, Politics and Indian Law in United States V. Rogers

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 45, 2004
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 03 Jan 2005
Bethany Berger
University of Connecticut School of Law
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Indian law, jurisdiction, legal history, discrimination, race

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Eliding Original Understanding in Cedar Point Nursery v. Hassid

Yale Journal of Law and the Humanities, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2021
Bethany Berger
University of Connecticut School of Law
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Cedar Point Nursery v. Hassid, Originalism, Property, Takings, Legal History, Constitutional law, Farmworkers

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The Illusion of Fiscal Illusion in Regulatory Takings

American University Law Review, Vol. 66, No. 1, 2016
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 16 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2017
Bethany Berger
University of Connecticut School of Law
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Regulatory takings, taxation, land use, law and economics, Murr v. Wisconsin

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Race, Descent, and Tribal Citizenship

4 California Law Review Circuit 23 (2013)
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 20 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 05 May 2013
Bethany Berger
University of Connecticut School of Law
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Tribes, Indians, Race, Membership, Discrimination

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Savage Equalities

94 Washington Law Review 583 (2019)
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 22 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2019
Bethany Berger
University of Connecticut School of Law
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American Indians, Equality, Equal Protection, Indian Child Welfare Act, Racism

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Liberalism and Republicanism in Federal Indian Law

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 38, p. 813, 2006
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 17 Jul 2006
Bethany Berger
University of Connecticut School of Law
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Federal Indian Law, Liberlaism, Republicanism, Rawls, Democratic Theory

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Kelo and the Constitutional Revolution that Wasn't

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 48, No. 1429, 2016
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 30 Dec 2016
Bethany Berger
University of Connecticut School of Law
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Kelo v. New London, cities, eminent domain

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After Pocahontas: Indian Women and the Law: 1830-1934

21 Am. Indian L. Rev. 1 (1997)
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 11 Dec 2013
Bethany Berger
University of Connecticut School of Law
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American Indians, Native Americans, Women, History, Law

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Diversely Native

Federal Lawyer, June 2015, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 22 May 2015 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2015
Bethany Berger
University of Connecticut School of Law
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diversity, American Indians, Native Americans, equal protection, racism

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Natural Resources and the Making of Modern Indian Law

51 Connecticut Law Review 927
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 24 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2020
Bethany Berger
University of Connecticut School of Law
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natural resources, indigenous peoples, federal Indian law, american indians, legal history

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Amicus Brief of National Congress of American Indians in Carpenter v. Murphy

Cockle Legal Briefs, No. 17-1107, 2018
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 21 Nov 2019
Bethany Berger, Colette Routel and John Dossett
University of Connecticut School of Law, Mitchell Hamline School of Law and Lewis & Clark Law School
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Indian Law, Legal History, Reservation, Diminishment, Creek (Muscogee) Nation

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Amicus Brief of Legal Historians in Cedar Point v. Hassid

U.S. Supreme Court Briefs
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 18 Feb 2021
Bethany Berger, Katherine Mapes and Gwendolyn Hicks
University of Connecticut School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Spiegel McDiarmid LLP
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Brief for Indian Law and Policy Professors as Amici Curiae Supporting Petitioner in United States v. Cooley

U of Colorado Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 21-23
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 04 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2021
Mitchell Hamline School of Law, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law, Stanford Law School, University of Connecticut School of Law, University of Tulsa College of Law, Stetson University - College of Law, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, Michigan State University - College of Law, Suffolk University Law School, Vermont Law School, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Colorado Law School, University of New Mexico - School of Law, Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, University of Idaho, College of Law, University of Montana - Alexander Blewett III School of Law, University of Connecticut - School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law, Hamline University - School of Law, The George Washington University Law School, Harvard Law School, Alexander Blewitt III School of Law, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law, University of South Dakota School of Law, Georgia State Law School/Middle East Studies Center, University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law and University of South Carolina School of Law
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Tribal Law, Indian Law, Indian Policy, Criminal Law, Policing, Sovereignty, Federal Law, Amicus Brief

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Knick v. Township of Scott, Pennsylvania: Not the Revolution Some Hope for and Others Fear

34:3 Property & Probate 15 (May/June 2020)
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 18 Aug 2020
Bethany Berger
University of Connecticut School of Law
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Knick, Takings, Eminent Domain, Abstention