Category Archives: Occasional Paper

Spring 2017 Michigan Indian Legal Services Newsletter

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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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Spring 2016 Michigan Indian Legal Services Newsletter

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Dreveskracht on “Keeping Tribal Business Partners Close – and Their Lawyers Closer”

Ryan Dreveskracht has written a short paper for publication on Turtle Talk titled “Keeping Tribal Business Partners Close – and Their Lawyers Closer”: Keeping Tribal Business Partners Close – and Their Lawyers Closer. The paper is intended for tribal attorneys, and details … Continue reading

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ILPC Cross Deputization Occasional Paper

We’ve posted a new Occasional Paper on our Occasional Paper website.  The paper, Criminal Jurisdiction in Indian Country: The Solution of Cross Deputization, was primarily written by second and third year law students in our Indigenous Law and Policy Center … Continue reading

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Empirical Research on Tribal Courts and Customary Law Posted on SSRN

My working paper, “Tribal Courts, the Indian Civil Rights Act, and Customary Law: Preliminary Data,” has been posted on SSRN. Chi-miigwetch to Alicia Ivory for all her hard work in helping with the research (you can see her contributions in … Continue reading

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“Prop. 2 and Michigan American Indian Students” — Michigan Journal of Race & Law Symposium

I will be giving a short talk at the Michigan Journal of Race and Law‘s symposium on affirmative action in Michigan post-Prop. 2 this Saturday. Here are materials for my talk: Michigan Civil Rights Commission Report — “One Michigan” at … Continue reading

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Mich. Supreme Court Justice Cavanagh Remarks before the Michigan Indian Judicial Association

The text of Justice Cavanagh’s talk can be downloaded here: Justice Cavanagh’s Remarks

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Occasional Paper on Economic Development

In conjunction with the upcoming 2nd Annual Great Lakes Economic Development Symposium, which Matthew posted about here, I’ve written an introduction to eight articles we’ve submitted for the conference materials. The piece, From Economic Development to Nation Building: Observations on … Continue reading

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Section 8(a) Business Development Program Consultation Meeting in AK

Indianz.com reports that the SBA has published a notice in the Federal Register on a tribal consultation meeting. Here’s the summary: The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announces that it is holding a tribal consultation meeting in Fairbanks, Alaska on … Continue reading

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