Professor of Law and Co-Director International Law Concentration

Contact

  • Office: 120 Tremont St.,
  • Suite: 340-H
  • Phone: 617-305-3025
  • Fax: 617-305-3086
  • Email: lgraham@suffolk.edu

Degrees

  • BS, JD, Syracuse University
  • LLM, Harvard University

Bar Admittance

  • MA
  • NY

    Teaching

  • International Human Rights Law
  • Property
  • International Law
  • Indigenous Peoples Rights

Biography

Co-director, International Law Concentration, 2012-present; Visiting Professor of Law, Harvard University, Spring 2014; Professor, Suffolk University Law School, 1999-present; Visiting Professor, Legal Studies Department, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 1998-1999; Lecturer, Harvard Law School, Spring 1998; Program Director, Harvard University Native American Program, 1995-1997; Attorney, Kramer, Levin, Naftalis, Nessen, Kamin & Frankel, 1992-1994; Law Clerk, Judge Richard D. Simons, New York State Court of Appeals, 1990-1992.

Publications

Books

HUMAN RIGHTS: SYSTEMS AND LAWS (Aspen, forthcoming 2014)

INTERNATIONAL LAW, EXAMPLES AND EXPLANATIONS (2nd Edition, 2014) (with Valerie Epps)

INTERNATIONAL LAW: EXAMPLES AND EXPLANATIONS (Aspen, 2011) (with Valerie Epps)

Book Chapters

Education and the UN Declaration, in OXFORD COMMENTARY ON THE UN DECLARATION ON THE RIGHTS OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES (Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2013)

An Interdisciplinary Approach to Economic Development, in A HANDBOOK FOR NATIVE AMERICAN PLANNING: TOWARDS AN INDIGENOUS MODEL OF TRIBAL RESERVATION COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (forthcoming 2013)

Reparations, Self Determination, and the Seventh Generation, in THE INDIAN CHILD WELFARE ACT AT 30 FACING THE FUTURE (Michigan Press, 2009)

Indigenous Peoples and Intellectual Property, in TRADITIONAL AND INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE: IP PERSPECTIVE (2008) (with Stephen McJohn)

Chapter: Economic Development in Indian Country, in FELEX S. COHEN'S HANDBOOK OF FEDERAL INDIAN LAW (2005)

"The Past that Never Vanishes": A Contextual Critique of the Existing Indian Family Doctrine, in MIXED RACE AMERICA AND THE LAW (Kevin R. Johnson ed., 2003)

Aristotle's Ethics and the Virtuous Lawyer, in PHILOSOPHERS AND LAW SERIES: ARISTOTLE AND MODERN LAW (Richard D. Brooks and James B. Murphy eds., 2003) (Richard D. Brooks and James B. Murphy, eds.)

In Caleb's Footsteps: The Harvard University Native American Program, in NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES IN HIGHER EDUCATION: MODELS FOR COLLABORATION BETWEEN UNIVERSITIES AND INDIGENOUS NATIONS (Duane Champagne and Jay Stauss eds., 2002) (with Peter Golia) 

Articles

A Dialogical Approach to Trade and Environment, 16 :3 J. INT'L ECON. L. (forthcoming 2013)

Reconciling Collective and Individual Rights: Indigenous Education and International Human Rights Law, 15 UCLA J. INT'L. L. & FOREIGN AFF. 83 (2012)

Indigenous Peoples, Human Rights and the Environment, YALE HUMAN RIGHTS AND ENVIRONMENT DIALOGUES (2011) (with Nicole Friederichs)

Thirty-Two Short Stories about Intellectual Property, 3 HASTINGS SCI. & TECH. L.J. 1 (2011) (with Stephen McJohn)

Indigenous Sovereignty, Culture, and International Human Rights Law, 110 S. ATLANTIC Q. 403 (2011) (with Siegfried Wiessner)

A Right to Media?, 41 COLUM. HUM. RTS. L. REV. 429 (2010)

Cognition, Law, Stories, 10 MINN. J. L. SCI. & TECH. 255 (2009) (with Stephen McJohn)

Reparations, Self-Determination, and the Seventh Generation, 21 HARV. HUM. RTS. J. 47 (2008)

The Racial Discourse of Federal Indian Law, 42 TULSA L. REV. 103 (2007) (reviewing Robert A. Williams', Jr., Like a Loaded Weapon: The Rehnquist Court, Indian Rights and the Legal History of Racism in America (2005)).

Indigenous Peoples and Intellectual Property, 19 WASH. U.J.L. & POL'Y. 313 (2006) (co-authored with Stephen McJohn)

An Interdisciplinary Approach to American Indian Economic Development, 80 N.D.L. REV. 597 (2005)

Resolving Indigenous Claims to Self-Determination, 10 ILSA J. INT'L & COMP. L. 385 (2004)

Duane Champagne and Ismael Abu-Saad's The Future of Indigenous Peoples: Strategies for Survival and Development, 3 HOLY LAND STUDIES 120 (2004) (book review)

Securing Economic Sovereignty Through Agreement, 37 NEW ENG. L. REV. 523 (2003)

Reparations and the Indian Child Welfare Act, 25 LEGAL STUD. F. 619 (2001)

Self-Determination for Indigenous Peoples After Kosovo: Translating Self-Determination , 6 ILSA J. INT'L & COMP. L. 455 (2000)

"The Past that Never Vanishes": A Contextual Critique of the Existing Indian Family Doctrine, 23 AM. INDIAN L. REV. 1 (1998)

Aristotle’s Ethics and the Virtuous Lawyer: A Study on Legal Ethics and Clinical Legal Education, 20 J. LEGAL PROF. 5 (1996)