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USD Law’s Pommersheim to Appear on C-SPAN

Photo of Frank Pommersheim. USD Law’s Frank Pommersheim will appear on C-SPAN this Saturday, November 4.

VERMILLION, S.D. – University of South Dakota School of Law Professor Frank Pommersheim will appear on C-SPAN’s “Cities Tour” this Saturday, November 4, as part of their feature on the Sioux Falls area.

Pommersheim will discuss his book “Broken Landscape: Indians, Indian Tribes, and the Constitution,” which examines past legal cases and legislation that have interpreted and misinterpreted tribal sovereignty.

The program will initially air on C-SPAN2 at 5 p.m. The BookTV program will be re-aired at various times and online. A full schedule can be found on C-SPAN’s website.


USD’s Knudson School of Law prepares students for leadership in the administration of justice in South Dakota, including in rural areas where the demand is great, and for private practice, public service, business and other law-related endeavors anywhere. Its joint degree program allows students to also earn one of nine master’s degrees within the traditional three-year law curriculum, which includes course tracks in business, commercial, constitutional, criminal, employment, environmental, Indian, real estate and tax law as well as civil litigation and estate planning.


Founded in 1862 and the first university in the Dakotas, the University of South Dakota is the only public liberal arts university in the state, with 202 undergraduate and 84 graduate programs in the College of Arts & Sciences, School of Education, Knudson School of Law, Sanford School of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, Beacom School of Business and College of Fine Arts. With an enrollment of nearly 10,000 students and more than 400 faculty, USD has a 16:1 student/faculty ratio, and it ranks among the best in academics and affordability. USD’s 18 athletic programs compete at the NCAA Division I level.


Hanna DeLange
USD News