Bethany Berger

University of Connecticut School of Law

Professor

65 Elizabeth Street

Hartford, CT 06105

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (37)

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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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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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
Downloads 379 (149,360)

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McGirt, federal Indian law, Muscogee, Creek Nation, Oklahoma, reservations, legal history, allotment, Indian country

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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 374 (151,635)

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

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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 364 (156,242)
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property, race, legal history, inequality, welfare, transportation, land titling, constitutional law

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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
Downloads 284 (203,373)

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Indian Law, Jurisdiction, Judging, Discrimination

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Eliding Original Understanding in Cedar Point Nursery v. Hassid

33 Yale Journal of Law and the Humanities 1
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2022
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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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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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
Downloads 264 (218,989)

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Indian law, race, gender, history

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Intertribal: The Unheralded Element in Indigenous Wildlife Sovereignty

Harvard Environmental Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Apr 2023
Bethany Berger
University of Connecticut School of Law
Downloads 253 (228,487)

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Federal Indian Law, Natural Resources, Environment, Tribal Law, Intergovernmental

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Race to Property: Racial Distortions of Property Law, 1634 to Today

64 Arizona Law Review 619
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 17 Apr 2022 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2022
Bethany Berger
University of Connecticut School of Law
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Race, Property, Discrimination, History

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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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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 232 (248,553)
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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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Property and the Right to Enter

80 Washington and Lee Law Review 71 (2023)
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 11 Apr 2022 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2023
Bethany Berger
University of Connecticut School of Law
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Property, Takings, Cedar Point, Supreme Court, Pacific Legal, Legal History, Constitutional Law, Eminent Domain, Migrant Workers

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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
Downloads 188 (301,863)

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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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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 166 (336,806)
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Indian Child Welfare Act, Family Law, Adoption, Race, Discrimination, Federal Indian Law

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Mohegan Women, the Mohegan Church, and the Lasting of the Mohegan Nation

Roger Williams University Law Review, Vol. 27, No. 211, 2022
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Jun 2022 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2022
Bethany Berger and Chloe Scherpa
University of Connecticut School of Law and Travelers Indemnity Co.
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Mohegan Tribe, Gladys Tantaquidgeon, Owaneco, Samson Occom, Uncas, Tribal Recognition, Colonialism, New England Tribes

32.

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 College Paul L Boley Library
Downloads 67 (631,207)

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Indian Law, Legal History, Reservation, Diminishment, Creek (Muscogee) Nation

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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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SEPARATE, SOVEREIGN, AND SUBJUGATED: NATIVE CITIZENSHIP AND THE 1790 TRADE AND INTERCOURSE ACT

65 William & Mary Law Review 1117 (2024)
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 05 Feb 2024
Bethany Berger
University of Connecticut School of Law
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Federal Indian Law, Indigenous Peoples, History, Citizenship, whiteness

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Brief for National Congress of American Indians as Amicus Curiae in Support of Respondent

United States Supreme Court Amicus Brief 2022
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 Sep 2022
Bethany Berger, Colby Duren, Kelbie Kennedy and Ryan Selau
University of Connecticut School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Federal Indian Law, Castro-Huerta, McGirt, Supreme Court, Jurisdiction, Legal History

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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