Category Archives: Scholarship

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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New Article on Racial Bias in Evidence Rules

Jasmine Gonzales Rose has posted Toward a Critical Race Theory of Evidence on ssrn. The article is forthcoming in the Minnesota Law Review. Here’s the abstract: Scholars, judges, and lawyers have long believed that evidence rules apply equally to all … Continue reading

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“Presidents Lack the Authority to Abolish or Diminish National Monuments” (Published Version)

Mark Squillace, Eric Biber, Nicholas S. Bryner, & Sean B. Hecht have published “Presidents Lack the Authority to Abolish or Diminish National Monuments” in the Virginia Law Review Online. PDF An excerpt: The narrow authority granted to the President to … Continue reading

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New Scholarship on Navajo Nation Car Buyers and the Subprime Lending Problem

Megan Horning has published “Border Town Bullies: The Bad Auto Deal and Subprime Lending Problem Among Navajo Nation Car Buyers” in the National Lawyers Guild Review: Horning Article

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Tribal Law Journal Volume 17 Issue

Here is a link to the Tribal Law Journal’s newest issue, Volume 17: http://lawschool.unm.edu/tlj/volumes/index.php Volume 17 features three recently published law review articles written by students: Federal Restrictions of Tribal Customary Law: The Importance of Tribal Customary Law in Tribal … Continue reading

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Kevin Bruyneel: “Review Essay on Seema Sohi’s Echoes of Mutiny and Suzan Shown Harjo’s Nation to Nation”

Kevin Bruyneel has published “Review Essay on Seema Sohi’s Echoes of Mutiny and Suzan Shown Harjo’s Nation to Nation” in the Tulsa Law Review.

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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

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, cultural resources, Environmental, Scholarship | Tagged | 2 Comments

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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