59 ABA Journal Tribal Law/Courts articles.
Corrected: Ramon Roubideaux, a well-known American Indian lawyer who represented activists involved in the 71-day standoff at Wounded Knee on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota in 1973,…
Jul 30, 2007 7:40 PM CDT
Native American women living on reservations are more than twice as likely to be raped as other women in the United States. One reason why is a quirk in the…
Jul 26, 2007 11:23 PM CDT
Federal laws and court precedents limit the authority of tribes to prosecute crimes, creating a “justice gap” on reservations, according to a Wall Street Journal report…
Jun 12, 2007 7:16 PM CDT
Amnesty International is asking Congress to give the American Indian tribes authority to prosecute cases against any offender on Indian land and to impose sentences commensurate with the crimes.
Apr 25, 2007 7:37 PM CDT
Flush With Casino Cash, American Indians Are Laying the Creative Legal Groundwork for New Ventures
May 23, 2006 7:37 AM CDT
A Drive to Gain Some Measure of Self-Government for Hawaii’s Native Population Raises Questions About Whether the State Could Even Leave the Union
Jun 1, 1997 5:11 PM CDT