Category Archives: Scholarship

New Scholarship on Federal Restrictions on Tribal Customary Law

Concetta Tsosie de Haro has posted “Federal Restrictions on Tribal Customary Law: The Importance of Tribal Customary Law in Tribal Courts.” The paper was published in the Tribal Law Journal. Here is the abstract: This article examines the adverse effects of federal … Continue reading

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New Scholarship Arguing, “Presidents Lack the Authority to Abolish or Diminish National Monuments”

Mark Squillace, Eric Biber, Nicholas S. Bryner, and Sean B. Hecht have posted “Presidents Lack the Authority to Abolish or Diminish National Monuments” on SSRN. Here is the abstract: By any measure, the Antiquities Act of 1906 has a remarkable … Continue reading

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John Borrows Wins 2017 Killam Prize

Here is “Prestigious award for leading researcher in Indigenous law.”

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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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Indian Law Symposium at the Albany Government Law Review

Here: Indian Title: Unraveling the Racial Context of Property Rights, or How to Stop Engaging in Conquest Joseph William Singer This article discusses the racial injustice faced by Native Americans, with whom land titles in the United States originated with. … Continue reading

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New Scholarship on Hopi Religious Freedom and Cultural Property

Here, from the Maryland Journal of International Law: PDF Paths in the Wilderness?: The Politics and Practices of Hopi Religious Freedom in Hopitutskwa Justin B. Richland     PDF Hope for the Hopi in a Post-Hobby Lobby World: The Supreme … Continue reading

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New Volume of Indigenous Peoples’ Journal of Law, Culture & Resistance

Here: Current Issue, Volume 4, Issue 1, 2017 Front Matter Front Matter Contents Editorial Letter from the Editor Anter, Simone Illustration “Water is Life” Editoon Two Bulls, Marty Sr. Photography Oceti Sakowin Camp Hewitt, Cathy Gallery I Wilson, Rob Articles … Continue reading

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Current Issue of American Indian Law Review (Vol. 41, No. 1)

Here: Vol. 41, No. 1 (2016-2017) Click any link to view in PDF format   Article Capital, Inequality, and Self-Determination: Creating a Sovereign Financial System for Native American Nations – W. Gregory Guedel, Ph.D and J. D. Colbert Comments Why Indigenous … Continue reading

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Harvard Law Review Indian Law Commentary Series by Kevin Washburn and Angela Riley

Here: What the Future Holds: The Changing Landscape of Federal Indian Policy Indian Law Commentary Series Essay by Kevin K. Washburn Native Nations and the Constitution: An Inquiry into “Extra-Constitutionality” Indian Law Commentary Series Essay by Angela R. Riley

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Michael Blumm on the Treaty Right to a Habitat

Michael Blumm has published “Indian Treaty Fishing Rights and the Environment: Affirming the Right to Habitat Protection and Restoration” in the Washington Law Review.

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