Felix Cohen: Father of Federal Indian Law

Felix Cohen: Father of Federal Indian Law 12/01/2010
Felix Solomon Cohen joined the U.S. Department of the Interior Solicitor's Office in 1933. Learn how Cohen's experiences as a Jewish American and the persecution of European Jews before and during World War II shaped his career and legal philosophy. Dalia Tsuk Mitchell, Professor of Law and History at The George Washington University discusses how his philosophy was inextricably bound to debates concerning the place of political, social, and cultural groups within American democracy.

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