JIT Faculty Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

We extend heartfelt congratulations to renowned January in Tucson faculty member and friend, Professor Robert A. Williams, Jr. (Lumbee). 

Prof. Williams was recently awarded the 2017 “Lawrence R. Baca Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Federal Indian Law,” by the national Federal Bar Association Indian Law Section. He will be honored at the upcoming 42nd Annual Federal Bar Association’s Indian Law Conference on April 7, 2017, in Scottsdale, Arizona. Professor Williams has served as JIT faculty since the program’s inception in 2012, and is the E. Thomas Sullivan Professor of Law and Faculty Chair of the Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program at the University of Arizona. 

The complete press release is available here: http://ow.ly/6oLl309rpD2