American Indian Law Deskbook

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Larry Long, Clay Smith
University Press of Colorado, 2008 - Law - 789 pages
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A collaborative effort from attorney general offices faced daily with legal questions involving state and tribal relations, the American Indian Law Deskbook, Fourth Edition is an up-to-date, comprehensive treatise on Indian law. The Deskbook provides readers with the necessary historical and legal framework to understand the complexities faced by states, Indian tribes, and the federal government in Indian country.

Included are:

-The evolution of federal statutory Indian law and the judicial foundations of federal Indian policy.
-An extensive compilation and analysis of federal and state court decisions.
- Reservation and Indian lands ownership and property interests.
-The parameters of criminal jurisdiction in Indian country.
-Concepts of tribal sovereignty and jurisdiction relating to a number of specific areas, including tribal courts, hunting and fishing, environmental regulation, water rights, gaming, and child welfare.
-Cooperative approaches used by the states and tribes for resolving jurisdictional disputes and promoting better relations.

 

Thorough, scholarly, and balanced, the American Indian Law Deskbook, Fourth Edition is an invaluable reference for a wide range of people working with Indian tribes, including attorneys, legal scholars, government officials, social workers, state and tribal jurists, and historians. This revised edition includes information from more recent court decisions, federal statutes, administrative regulations, and law reviews.

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Contents

Chapter
1
Congress and the Executive
29
Chapter 2
47
Copyright

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About the author (2008)

Dr. Larry Long (Fayetteville, AR) has written more than 30 books on IT topics (including computers), which have been widely distributed in more than 50 countries. He has more than two decades of classroom experience at the University of Oklahoma and Lehigh University. Larry's Ph.D. is in Industrial Engineering from the University of Oklahoma. Larry was a pioneer in the development of computer-based multimedia and Internet-based educational resources.

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