Robert Anderson

Photo of Robert  Anderson
Director, Native American Law Center
Professor of Law

(206) 685-2861

Curriculum Vitae | SSRN author page

Representative Publications

Books or Treatises

Robert T. Anderson, Bethany Berger, Sarah Krakoff & Philp P. Frickey, American Indian Law: Cases and Commentary (3d ed. West 2015) (American Casebook Series). 945 pages.

Cohen's Handbook of Federal Indian Law (Robert T. Anderson et al. eds., LexisNexis 2012). 1452 pages.

Robert T. Anderson, Bethany Berger, Philip P. Frickey & Sarah Krakoff, American Indian Law: Cases and Commentary (2d ed. West 2010) (American Casebook Series). 951 pages

Robert T. Anderson et al., American Indian Law: Cases And Commentary (Thomson/West 2008) (American Casebook Series). 901 pages.

Cohen's Handbook of Federal Indian Law (Robert T. Anderson et al. eds., LexisNexis 2007 & 2009 Supp.). 1413 pages.

Peer Reviewed Journals & Law Reviews

Robert T. Anderson, Sovereignty and Subsistence: Native Self-Government and Rights to Hunt, Fish, and Gather after ANCSA, 33 Alaska L. Rev. 187-227 (2016).

Robert T. Anderson, Federal Treaty and Trust Obligations, and Ocean Acidification, 6 Wash. J. Envtl. L. & Pol'y 474-95 (2016).

Robert T. Anderson, Water Rights, Water Quality, and Regulatory Jurisdiction in Indian Country, 34 Stan. Envtl. L.J. 195-245 (2015).

Robert T. Anderson, Negotiating Jurisdiction: Retroceding State Authority over Indian Country Granted by Public Law 280, 87 Wash. L. Rev. 915-64 (2012).

Robert T. Anderson, Indian Water Rights, Practical Reasoning, and Negotiated Settlements, 98 Calif. L. Rev. 1133-63 (2010).

Robert T. Anderson, Alaska Native Rights, Statehood, and Unfinished Business, 43 Tulsa L. Rev. 17-41 (2007).

Robert T. Anderson, Indian Water Rights and the Federal Trust Responsibility, 46 Nat. Resources J. 399-437 (2006).

Robert T. Anderson, Indian Water Rights: Litigation and Settlements, 42 Tulsa L. Rev. 23-35 (2006).

Robert T. Anderson, Criminal Jurisdiction, Tribal Courts and Public Defenders, Kan. J.L. & Pub. Pol'y, Fall 2003, at 139-52 (2003).

Book Chapters

Robert T. Anderson, Aboriginal Title in the Canadian Legal System: The Story of Delgamuukw v. British Columbia, in Indian Law Stories 591-619 (Carole Goldberg, Kevin K. Washburn & Philip P. Frickey eds., Foundation Press 2011).

Robert T. Anderson, Treaty Substitutes in the Modern Era, in The Power of Promises: Rethinking Indian Treaties in the Pacific Northwest 321-38 (Alexandra Harmon ed., University of Washington Press 2008).

Professional Publications

Robert Anderson, Remarks at a meeting of the National Congress of American Indians on the New Realism: The Next Generation of Scholarship in Federal Indian Law (Nov. 17, 2006), in 32 Am. Ind. L. Rev. 130-36 (2007-08).

Robert T. Anderson, Quantification of Indian Reserved Water Rights, 49 Rocky Mtn. Min. L. Inst. 9-1 to -22 (2003).

Robert T. Anderson, Blurring the Boundaries of Tribal and State Jurisdiction, Wash. St. B. News, Nov. 2002, at 24-30.

Robert T. Anderson, Supreme Court to Review Breach of Trust Decisions, Native Am. Resources Committee Newsl. (Am. B. Ass'n), Sept. 2002.

Robert Anderson, Tribal Jurisdiction over Nonmembers, Trends (Am. B. Ass'n Sec. Env't Energy & Resources), May/June 2001, at 4-5, 7.

Robert T. Anderson, Alaska Legislature Considers Innovative Instream Flow Law, 2 Rivers 255-61 (1991).

Book Reviews

Robert T. Anderson, Book Review, 84 N.M. Hist. Rev. 450-51 (2009) (reviewing Deborah A. Rosen, American Indians and State Law: Sovereignty, Race, and Citizenship, 1790-1880 (2007)).

Robert T. Anderson, Book Review, 31 Am. Indian Culture & Res. J. 177-79 (2007) (reviewing Tribal Water Rights: Essays in Contemporary Law, Policy, and Economics (John E. Thorson, Sarah Britton & Bonnie G. Colby eds., 2006)).

Robert T. Anderson, Book Review, 18 Alaska L. Rev. 317-21 (2001) (reviewing David S. Case & David Avraham Voluck, Alaska Natives and American Laws (2d ed. 2002)).


Report of the Commission on Indian Trust Administration and Reform (U.S. Dep't of the Interior, 2013). 158 pages & appendices.


Robert T. Anderson, Opinion, OMB Should Stop Meddling with Tribal Water Pacts, Law360, Sept. 7, 2016, 5:22 PM.

Robert T. Anderson, Respect for the Dead at the Village of Tse-whit-zen, The Seattle Times, Feb. 9, 2005.

Connect with us:

© Copyright 2015, All Rights Reserved University of Washington School of Law

4293 Memorial Way Northeast, Seattle, WA 98195