Carole Goldberg is the Jonathan D. Varat Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She has taught Civil Procedure, Federal Indian Law, Tribal Legal Systems, the Tribal Legal Development Clinic, and the Tribal Appellate Court Clinic. The two clinics render legal services to Indian tribes and Indian judicial systems. In 2006, she served as the Oneida Indian Nation Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School, and since 2007 she has been a Justice of the Hualapai Court of Appeals. In 2011, President Barack Obama appointed her to the Indian Law and Order Commission, which is investigating and recommending ways to improve Indian country criminal justice. Following graduation from Stanford Law School, Professor Goldberg clerked for Judge Robert F. Peckham, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. She has twice served as UCLA Associate Dean for the School of Law, and has also served as Chair of the UCLA Academic Senate. In 2011, she was appointed Vice Chancellor, Academic Personnel, for the UCLA campus. Her recent books include Captured Justice: Native Nations and Public Law 280 (Carolina Academic Press, 2012, co-authored with sociologist Duane Champagne), Defying the Odds: The Tule River Tribe's Struggle for Sovereignty in Three Centuries (Yale University Press, 2010, co-authored with anthropologist Gelya Frank), and Indian Law Stories (Foundation Press, 2011, co-edited with Kevin Washburn and Philip Frickey). Professor Goldberg has written widely on the subject of federal Indian law and tribal law, and is co-editor and co-author of Cohen's Handbook of Federal Indian Law (1982, 2005, and 2012 editions), as well as co-author of a casebook, American Indian Law: Native Nations and the Federal System (6th ed., 2010). She was co-principal investigator of a $1.5 million grant from the National Institute of Justice to study the administration of criminal justice in Indian country.