Category Archives: Scholarship

New Scholarship on Tribal-State Cannabis Compacting

Matthew Ramirez has published “New Mexico Tribal Cannabis: Policy, Politics, & Guidance for Government-to-Government Cooperation in State-Tribal Cannabis Compacting” in the Natural Resources Journal. Here is the abstract: The purpose of this article is three-fold. First, it aims to provide a … Continue reading

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New Kevin Washburn Paper: “Everybody Does Better in Indian Country When Tribes are Empowered”

Posted in SSRN, here. The abstract: Fifty years ago, President Lyndon Johnson appointed a blue ribbon panel called the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders to examine the causes of urban riots that happened during the summer of 1967. The … Continue reading

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Fletcher Review of David Grann’s “Killers of the Flower Moon”

Here is “Failed Protectors: The Indian Trust and Killers of the Flower Moon,” forthcoming in the Michigan Law Review. Abstract: This Review uses Killers of the Flower Moon as a jumping off point for highlighting for readers how so many Indian … Continue reading

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New Scholarship from Grant Christensen: “A View from American Courts: The Year in Indian Law 2017”

On SSRN, here. Abstract: This paper summarizes the topics and trends in Indian law confronted by courts in 2017. Designed as an update that will be useful to practitioners as well as scholars, the paper breaks the discussion down into … Continue reading

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UC Davis Law Review Symposium on Educational Diversity

Here: MAKING ROOM FOR MORE: THEORIZING EDUCATIONAL DIVERSITY AND IDENTIFYING BEST PRACTICES IN THE AGE OF FISHER Foreword: Diversity in the Legal Academy After Fisher II  Steven A. Ramirez – Loyola University Chicago School of Law – 979 Intersectional Barriers to Tenure  Meera E. Deo – Thomas Jefferson … Continue reading

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New Paper on the Impact of Indian Law Scholarship

Grant Christensen (The University of North Dakota) and Melissa L. Tatum (University of Arizona – James E. Rogers College of Law) have posted “Reading Indian Law: Evaluating Thirty Years of Indian Law Scholarship,” forthcoming in the Tulsa Law Review. Here … Continue reading

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Greg Bigler on Traditional Jurisprudence

Judge Gregory Bigler has posted “Traditional Jurisprudence and Protection of Our Society: A Jurisgenerative Tail” on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This paper is an exercise in self-discipline organizing thoughts from a long period of work and life that explores … Continue reading

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NCAI Webinar: Gun Purchases, Tribal Convictions, and Using the Instant Criminal Background Check System (Feb. 23 at 2pm)

Identifying dangerous persons across jurisdictions can help prevent needless tragedies. Keeping firearms away from persons who are legally prohibited from purchasing firearms requires collaboration across many jurisdictions—including tribal governments.  NCAI will be hosting a webinar on NICS, featuring a presentation … Continue reading

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New Scholarship on DAPL and Tribal Jurisdiction

Andrew Rome has published “Black Snake on the Periphery: The Dakota Access Pipeline and Tribal Jurisdictional Sovereignty” in the North Dakota Law Review.

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Mitchell Hamline Law Review Indian Law Symposium Issue

Here: Volume 43, Issue 4 (2017) “Animals May Take Pity on Us”: Using Traditional Tribal Beliefs to Address Animal Abuse and Family Violence Within Tribal Nations Sarah Deer and Liz Murphy Affirming a Pragmatic Development of Tribal Jurisprudential Principles Todd … Continue reading

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