Alaska Law Review symposia

Every other year, the UAA Justice Center partners with the Alaska Law Review and the Alaska Bar Association to bring together a wide community of students, lawyers, academics, and judges to discuss the current and pressing legal issues facing the state of Alaska. Each of these pages includes videos of all sessions, as well as links to Alaska Law Review articles and symposium materials. The Alaska Law Review is published by Duke University School of Law for the Alaska Bar Association.


Blog post: 60 Years Later: The Alaska Constitution, History in Context

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60 Years Later: The Alaska Constitution, History in Context

"WE'RE IN: 64-20 vote makes Alaska 49th State." This headline in the June 30, 1958 edition of the Anchorage Daily Times announced the U.S. Senate vote to pass the Alaska Statehood Act.Alaska Law Review Symposium
October 12, 2018
UAA/APU Consortium Library

In anticipation of the 60th anniversary of Alaska statehood, this free symposium on the history of Alaska's constitution is cosponsored with the Alaska Law Review in cooperation with the Historians Committee of the Alaska Bar Association. Admission is free, and lunch will be provided. Resources: Videos of keynote and all panel sessions (6 total); links to Alaska Law Review symposium articles.


Event page includes symposium materials.Event page includes videos of all sessions

Adapting for the Next Generation: 
The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act at 45 
and 32d Annual Alaska Native Law Conference

Adapting for the Next Generation: ANCSA at 45 event posterAlaska Law Review Symposium
October 14, 2016
UAA/APU Consortium Library

45 years after passage of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA), this day-long symposium cosponsored with the Alaska Law Review and the Alaska Native Law Section of the Alaska Bar Association addressed continuing questions related to ANCSA, ranging from jurisdiction to land ownership and use to shareholder rights; keynote speaker Raina Thiel.  Resources: Videos of keynote and all panel sessions (7 total); complete symposium materials; links to Alaska Law Review symposium articles.


Event page includes symposium materials.Event page includes videos of all sessions

North to the Future: Opportunities and Change in Alaska's Emerging Frontiers

""Alaska Law Review Symposium
October 16, 2014
UAA/APU Consortium Library

A full-day symposium addressing the challenges presented to Alaska's leaders and institutions in addressing the legal issues associated with economic development, climate change, and social and cultural impacts. Featuring keynote addresses by Fran Ulmer and Willie Hensley. Cosponsored with the Alaska Law Review and the Alaska Bar Association.  Resources: Videos of all keynotes and all panel sessions; complete symposium materials; links to Alaska Law Review symposium articles.