USD School of Law hosts tribal economic development symposium

VERMILLION, S.D. -- “Economic Development in Indian Country: An Exploration of Policy, Law, and Culture” is the focus of the South Dakota Law Review’s annual symposium at The University of South Dakota School of Law on Friday, Jan. 23.

Symposium topics to be discussed by the Board of Editors of Volume 54 and a panel of distinguished guests include economic policy on tribal lands at 10 a.m. and an afternoon debate dedicated to the United State Supreme Court decision in Plains Commerce Bank v. Long Family at 2 p.m. Both events will be in the School of Law courtroom.

A reception for symposium participants and audience members will follow the afternoon panel discussion at 4 p.m. in the Davenport Student Commons of The U’s School of Law. Attendance for the symposium, including both panel discussions and the reception, is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Derek Nelsen at