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Kirsten Carlson on the Rise of Lobbying by Tribal Interests from 1978 to 2012

Kirsten Matoy Carlson has posted “Lobbying Against the Odds,” forthcoming in the Harvard Journal on Legislation. Here is the abstract: Conventional narratives maintain that groups that lack political power litigate because they cannot attain their goals politically. Yet lobbying by … Continue reading

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Kirsten Carlson on Lobbying Congress for Federal Recognition of Indian Tribes

Kirsten Matoy Carlson has posted “Why Lobby Congress? Constitutive and Instrumental Influences on Indian Groups’ Strategies for Federal Recognition, 1977-2012” on SSRN. This paper is highly recommended. Here is the abstract: When and why do marginalized groups chose a particular … Continue reading

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Kirsten Carlson on Congress, Tribal Recognition, and Legislative-Administrative Multiplicity

Kirsten Matoy Carlson has posted her paper, “Congress, Tribal Recognition, and Legislative-Administrative Multiplicity,” on SSRN. Here is the abstract: For over thirty years, tribal leaders, state officials, members of Congress, and scholars have decried the process by which the United … Continue reading

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Kirsten Carlson’s “Congress and Indians”

Kirsten Matoy Carlson has published “Congress and Indians” (PDF) in the University of Colorado Law Review. Here is the abstract: Contrary to popular narratives about courts protecting certain minority rights from majoritarian influences, Indian nations lose in the United States … Continue reading

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Kirsten Carlson on The Supreme Court of Canada and Aboriginal and Treaty Rights

Kirsten Matoy Carlson has posted her paper, “Political Failure, Judicial Opportunity: The Supreme Court of Canada and Aboriginal and Treaty Rights,” just published in the American Review of Canadian Studies, on SSRN. Here is the abstract: What role do courts … Continue reading

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Michigan State Law Review Symposium on Wenona Singel’s “Indian Tribes and Human Rights Accountability”

Michigan State Law Review has published several articles from its symposium on Wenona Singel’s paper “Indian Tribes and Human Rights Accountability.” Tribal Rights, Human Rights Kristen A. Carpenter & Angela R. Riley 2013 Mich. St. L. Rev. 293 | Download … Continue reading

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Kirsten Carlson Article on U.S. Reconsideration of UNDRIP

Here is that article, intended to be an additional supplement to the FBA Indian Law Section Newsletter for Fall 2010. US Reviewing Its Policy on UNDeclaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

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Indian Country Today – Law Expert: State of federal Indian law contributes to epidemic of violence

Originally printed at http://www.indiancountrytoday.com/home/content/41971652.html WASHINGTON – The American Constitution Society for Law and Policy, a progressive legal organization, has distributed an issue brief entitled, “Addressing the Epidemic of Domestic Violence in Indian Country by Restoring Tribal Sovereignty.” The brief’s author, … Continue reading

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