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A Review Of The Fifty-Third Session Of The Sub-Commission On The Promotion And Protection Of Human Rights, David Weissbrodt, Bret Thiele, Mayra Gomez, Muria Kruger Jan 2002

A Review Of The Fifty-Third Session Of The Sub-Commission On The Promotion And Protection Of Human Rights, David Weissbrodt, Bret Thiele, Mayra Gomez, Muria Kruger

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The term ‘fundamentalism’ means adherence to principles of one’s religion. Therefore, Islamic fundamentalism stands for a return to the doctrines of Islam in their original form as were practised in the medieval times. It could also mean idealising the historical past of Islam and calling for a return to ‘pure and original Islam’, which can be achieved through peaceful, lawful and cultural/spiritual means. In practice, the focus of Islamists has been Islamisation of the state rather than reform of the individuals. It has generated conflict as the Islamic fundamentalists seek to impose their will through coercion, violence and ...


Growth And Form: Indian Tribes, Terrorism, And The Durability Of Environmental Law, William H. Rodgers, Jr. Jan 2002

Growth And Form: Indian Tribes, Terrorism, And The Durability Of Environmental Law, William H. Rodgers, Jr.

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My target audience is the body of extraordinary law students here at the Vermont Law School who will define the shape and direction of tomorrow's environmental law. My plan is to derive five virtues of significant achievement—genius, high-leveraging, symbolism, optimism, and courage—and to convince you that the Indian tribes of the United States are fortuitously blessed with these capacities for positive change.

I am obliged to defend my five virtues against the charge that they are "gray" virtues, mere tactics of opportunity open to use by the forces of hatred and destruction as freely as those of ...


Western Water: The Ethical And Spiritual Questions, Charles Wilkinson Jan 2002

Western Water: The Ethical And Spiritual Questions, Charles Wilkinson

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American-Style Justice In No Man's Land, Peter Nicolas Jan 2002

American-Style Justice In No Man's Land, Peter Nicolas

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This Article seeks to fill the gap in the existing literature by exploring the constitutional limits on federal court subject matter jurisdiction in the context of civil disputes arising in Indian Country and civil disputes arising elsewhere involving Indian tribes, tribal entities, and tribal members.

Part II of this Article catalogues the universe of "no forum" and "biased forum" jurisdictional quagmires with respect to civil disputes arising in Indian Country or those arising elsewhere involving Indian tribes, tribal entities, and tribal members, examining the existing legal obstacles that prevent federal, state, and tribal courts from exercising jurisdiction over the "no ...