Category Archives: Scholarship

Richard Hughes on Pueblo Water Rights

Richard W. Hughes has published “Pueblo Indian Water Rights: Charting the Unknown” in the Natural Resources Journal, Winter 2017. Here is the abstract: This article examines the so-far-unsuccessful efforts to judicially define and quantify the water rights appurtenant to the … Continue reading

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New Article on Structural Racism and Court Appointed Special Advocates

If you sat in on a class I taught last week, you’d know this is my new favorite article: Here. This paper turns attention away from discussions of the race and economic poverty of the families most affected by the … Continue reading

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Kyle Whyte on DAPL and Environmental Injustice

Kyle Whyte has posted “The Dakota Access Pipeline, Environmental Injustice, and U.S. Colonialism” on SSRN. It is forthcoming in Red Ink. Here is the abstract: Starting in April 2016, thousands of people, led by Standing Rock Sioux Tribal members, gathered … Continue reading

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New Student Scholarship on Tribal Criminal Jurisdiction to Crimes Against Children

The Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review has published “What about the Children? Extending Tribal Criminal Jurisdiction to Crimes Against Children” by Alison Burton. An excerpt: As explained in Part IV, if Congress extends tribal criminal jurisdiction to non-Indian crimes … Continue reading

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Sarah Krakoff on American Indian Tribes, Race, and the Constitution

Sarah Krakoff has published “They Were Here First: American Indian Tribes, Race, and the Constitutional Minimum” in the Stanford Law Review. Here is the abstract: In American law, Native nations (denominated in the Constitution and elsewhere as “tribes”) are sovereigns with … Continue reading

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Fletcher on Statutory Divestiture of Tribal Sovereignty

“Statutory Divestiture of Tribal Sovereignty” is now available on SSRN, here. Forthcoming in the Federal Lawyer, April 2017. The abstract: The Supreme Court’s non-decision in Dollar General v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians is evidence not only of disagreement on … Continue reading

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Carolina Academic Press Book Announcement — Graham & Van Zyl-Chavarro: “Education, Media, and the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples”

Here: Education, Media, and the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Lorie M. Graham & Amy Van Zyl-Chavarro Education and media are important societal tools for sustaining and transmitting cultures. Yet for Indigenous Peoples, just the opposite has been true … Continue reading

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NYU Law Review Seeking Submissions from Indian Law Scholars

A message from the editorial board: NYU Law Review is seeking submissions from Indian law scholars. 1. Print Articles. As always, our Articles Department is seeking submissions covering diverse subject-matters, especially including general issues in Indian law that would be … Continue reading

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Two New Symposium Issues on Indigenous Law

Here is the symposium from the McGill Law Journal: Indigenous Law and Legal Pluralism ARTICLES 0 Introduction: Moving from the Why to the How of Indigenous Law Fraser Harland 721 0 An Inside Job: Engaging with Indigenous Legal Traditions through … Continue reading

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Article on Mental Health Outcome Disparities for AI/AN Populations

Identifying and Reducing Disparities in Mental Health Outcomes Among American Indians and Alaskan Natives Using Public Health, Mental Healthcare and Legal Perspectives Hannah E. Payne  · Michalyn Steele  · Jennie L. Bingham  · Chantel D. Sloan

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