Brackeen and Beyond: A Fireside Chat

November is Indigenous People’s month. Heather Bruegl will unpack the Supreme Court’s recent Brackeen v. Haaland decision, which upheld the Indian Child Welfare Act, and student members of our Lenapehoking Working Group will discuss Brooklyn Law School’s ongoing efforts to acknowledge the history of the original inhabitants of the land we’re on.


Heather Bruegl

Susan Herman
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School


CLE Credit Offered

The program provides 2.0 CLE credits in the State of New York. Partial credit is not available. The credits are non-transitional, and the category is Diversity, Inclusion, and Elimination of Bias. CLE credit is not available for newly admitted attorneys (those admitted to the New York Bar for less than two years). Materials will be distributed digitally prior to the event. Please print out a hard copy if you would like to have one as a reference. A limited number of printouts will be available upon email request to by the deadline of November 6.



The cost of the program is free of charge, regardless of whether you attend for CLE credit. 

Please use the RSVP link below to register to attend this event either in person at Brooklyn Law School or virtually, on Zoom. Virtual attendees will receive the Zoom link shortly before the event.

RSVP by Monday, Nov. 6.


More Information

For general inquiries regarding this event, please contact the Brooklyn Law School Office of Events at or (718) 780-0321.

Requests for a reasonable accommodation based on a disability to attend this event should be made to Louise Cohen, Director of Equal Opportunity and Title IX Coordinator, at Please make your request at least ten days before the event. We will do our best to address accommodation requests made after the ten days.