Tag Archives: University of Colorado Law Review

New Scholarship on Standing Rock, Treaties, and the Supremacy Clause

Carla F. Fredericks & Jesse D. Heibel have posted “Standing Rock, the Sioux Treaties, and the Limits of the Supremacy Clause,” forthcoming in the University of Colorado Law Review. Here is the abstract: The controversy surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline … 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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Student Note on Tribal Consultation and Sacred Sites

The University of Colorado Law Review has published “Meaningful Consultation with Tribal Governments: A Uniform Standard to Guarantee that Federal Agencies Properly Consider Their Concerns.” Here is the abstract: The obligation that federal agencies consult with Indian tribes regarding undertakings … Continue reading

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Michalyn Steele Paper: “Comparative Institutional Competency and Sovereignty in Indian Affairs”

Michalyn Steele, a Seneca Nation member and soon to be one of only a handful of American Indian tribal member women to be a tenure system law professor (BYU), has published “Comparative Institutional Competency and Sovereignty in Indian Affairs” in … Continue reading

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New Student Scholarship on the Patchak Decision

Anna O’Brien has published Misadventures in Indian Law: The Supreme Court’s Patchak Decision in the University of Colorado Law Review Here is the abstract: Ever since European colonization of the Americas began in the fifteenth century, there has been friction … Continue reading

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Fletcher on NAICJA/Getches’ “Indian Courts and the Future”

I posted my University of Colorado Law Review symposium paper, “Indian Courts and Fundamental Fairness: Indian Courts and the Future Revisited.” Here is the abstract: This paper comes out of the University of Colorado Law Review’s symposium issue honoring the … Continue reading

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Student Comment in Colorado Law Review re: Tribal Law and Land Use

John C. Hoelle has published “Re-Evaluating Tribal Customs of Land Use Rights” in the University of Colorado Law Review. Here is the abstract: Indigenous peoples developed sustainable land tenure systems over countless generations, but these customary systems of rights are … Continue reading

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Dean Kevin Washburn on the Next Great Generation of Indian Law Judges

Dean Kevin Washburn has posted his paper, “The Next Great Generation of American Indian Law Judges,” on SSRN. The paper is forthcoming from the University of Colorado Law Review. Here is the abstract: This short essay, which was the keynote … Continue reading

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“Resisting Federal Courts on Tribal Jurisdiction” Draft Paper Available

My paper, “Resisting Federal Courts on Tribal Jurisdiction,” forthcoming in the University of Colorado Law Review‘s 2010 symposium issue, is available for download on SSRN. The abstract (if you want to call it that): This paper is part of a … Continue reading

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Rebecca Tsosie on Environmental Justice

Rebecca Tsosie has published “Indigenous People and Environmental Justice: The Impact of Climate Change” with the University of Colorado Law Review. Here is the abstract: The international dialogue on climate change is currently focused on a strategy of adaptation that … Continue reading

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