xxvi, 435 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Tribal legal studies ; v. 1.
Formatted Contents Note
What is law? : legal norms, structures, and practices Tribal law in oral traditions Studying tribal law through tribal customs and traditions Forms and trends of traditional tribal governments The history of federal Indian policy and the changes to tribal government Introduction and history of tribal courts Tribal court systems today : general overview and comparison Examples of tribal court systems An introduction to balancing tribal legal heritage and Anglo-American law Introduction to tribal court authority Criminal and civil violations in tribal legal traditions Tribal criminal jurisdiction : federal limitations and contemporary issues Tribal civil jurisdiction : federal changes and contemporary issues Tribal kinship, tribal culture, and law Federal law and the tribal family : the removal of tribal children : boarding schools The Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 (ICWA) Tribal court child custody proceedings Introducing Indian civil rights The Indian Civil Rights Act of 1968 Affirming tribal sovereignty : limiting federal court review of tribal government under the ICRA Contemporary civil rights issues Sources of law Common law in contemporary legal systems Traditional dispute resolution mechanisms in contemporary tribal law Introduction to peacemaking Models of peacemaking Assuring integrity of tribal courts : judicial ethics Maintaining.
fair and impartial courts : ethics of court personnel Accountability and reliability : tribal court advocates and ethical standards.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
KIE110 .R53 2004
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