Category Archives: legal history

WaPo Podcast on the Constitution: Episode 2 — “Ancestry” (It’s about Standing Bear)

Here.

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Mario Gonzales on the Black Hills Claim

Here:

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Final Version of Fletcher & Singel’s “Indian Children and the Federal-Tribal Trust Relationship” Now Available

Fletcher and Singel will published “Indian Children and the Federal-Tribal Trust Relationship” in the Nebraska Law Review.

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Trump reveals first slate of judicial nominees

From The Hill: “Trump is nominating 10 judges, including two candidates he had previously floated for the Supreme Court, Joan Larsen and David Straus.” HERE.  

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Fletcher on Anishinaabe Law and the Round House

Matthew Fletcher has published “Anishinaabe Law and the Round House” in the Albany Government Law Review. Here is the abstract: This paper addresses the Indian country criminal justice system’s difficulties through the context of the Great Lakes Anishinaabeg’s traditional customs, … Continue reading

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Review of The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America

My review of Andrés Reséndez’s The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America is up on JOTWELL: Equality. I highly recommend the book. It’s a dense and emotionally difficult read but well worth it for the knowledge … Continue reading

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A Little History on Andrew Jackson and the Supreme Court (for Mike Huckabee)

Mike Huckabee invoked Andrew Jackson in encouraging the President to not comply with federal court orders striking the Muslim travel ban, saying “Hoping @POTUS tells Hawaii judge what Andrew Jackson told overreaching court-“I’ll ignore it and let the court enforce … Continue reading

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“Life on the Pine Ridge Native American reservation” — Al Jazeera

Here.

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Attorney Alan Stay on the Culverts Decision

Here. My colleague Alan Stay was integrally involved in bringing the first treaty habitat case in U.S. v. WA, so this article makes for an interesting read.

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New Paper Focuses on Double Taxation in Indian Country

Link to article here. Citation and abstract: Croman, K. S., & Taylor, J. B. (2016). Why beggar thy Indian neighbor? The case for tribal primacy in taxation in Indian country. Joint Occasional Papers on Native Affairs (JOPNA 2016-1). Tucson, AZ and … Continue reading

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