Is there Indian common law?: the role of custom in American Indian tribal courts
Robert Cooter, Wolfgang Fikentscher, University of California, Berkeley. School of Law. Center for the Study of Law and Society
University of California School of Law, Center for the Study of Law and Society, 1994 - Indian courts - 288 pages
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
19th century Acoma allocation allotment Anthropologists apparently apply assignment or lease authority Canby ceremonial Cherokee child Civil Rights Act clan common law marriage common law process conflict of laws Congress crimes criminal cultural custody custom and tradition customary law debellatio decide decisions Deloria disputes distinctively Indian divorce elected enforce example hypothesis illustrate Indian Civil Rights Indian common law Indian country Indian land Indian Reorganization Act Indian tribes inheritance interviews Jemez Jemez Pueblo Laguna Llewellyn and Hoebel matrilineal moiety Navajo courts Navajo law Navajo Nation non-Indians norms officials ownership Papagos person Pevar political Pospisil pre-empted punishment relationships religious rules San Xavier Santa Ana Santa Ana Pueblo Santa Clara Santa Clara Pueblo Similarly sovereignty statute Supreme Court Tesuque Pueblo Tohono O'odham told Tribal Code tribal constitutions tribal council tribal courts tribal government tribal judges tribal jurisdiction tribal law tribal member Warm Springs White Mountain Apache Zuni