Nicole Friederichs

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About Ms. Nicole Friederichs


Prior to joining Suffolk to launch an Indian Law and Indigenous Peoples Clinic, Ms. Friederichs practiced federal Indian law and international human rights law working on a range of cases, including jurisdictional cases between Native American tribes and New England states, and indigenous peoples land rights cases before the international and regional human rights bodies. She is a member of the Federal Bar Association, and currently serves as Northeast Editor for the Indian Law Section Newsletter.




A Reason to Revisit Maine's Indian Claims Settlement Acts: The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, 35 AM. INDIAN L. REV. 497 (2011)

Indigenous Peoples, Human Rights and the Environment, ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE AT YALE () 


  • BA, Mount Holyoke College
  • Dipl., London School of Economics
  • JD, Suffolk University
  • LLM, University of Arizona
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