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Cases on Federal Indian Law (American Casebook Series)

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Edition: 6th ed., 2011
Author(s): Getches, Wilkinson, Williams


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This Cases on Federal Indian Law casebook provides a large picture treatment of this interesting legal area. Part I covers the history of federal Indian law and policy, including material on the history of the European "Doctrine of Discovery" and American Indian rights; the formative years (1789–1871); and a century of shifting policy (1871–present). Part II covers federal Indian law in its contemporary perspective, including material on the following topics: the federal tribal relationship; tribal sovereignty, federal supremacy, and states' rights; the jurisdictional framework; criminal and civil court jurisdiction; taxation and regulation of reservation economic development; Indian religion and culture; water rights; fishing and hunting rights; rights of Alaska natives and native Hawaiians; and comparative and international legal perspectives.

Table of Contents includes:
Indians and Indian Law;
The European Doctrine of Discovery and American Indian Rights;
The Formative Years (1789-1871);
A Century of Shifting Policy;
The Federal-Tribal Relationship;
Tribal Sovereignty, Federal Supremacy, and States' Rights;
The Jurisdictional Framework;
Criminal Jurisdiction;
Civil Court Jurisdiction;
Taxation and Regulation of Reservation Economic Development;
Indian Religion and Culture;
Twelve Water Rights;
Fishing and Hunting Rights;
Rights of Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians;
Comparative and International Legal Perspectives on Indigenous Peoples' Rights.


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Format Hardcover
Author Getches, Wilkinson, Williams
ISBN 9780314200372
Edition 6th ed., 2011
Publisher West