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United States Supreme Court

1997

Indian and Aboriginal Law

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A Glimmer Of Hope: A Proposal To Keep The Indian Child Welfare Act Of 1978 Intact, Jose Monsivais Jan 1997

A Glimmer Of Hope: A Proposal To Keep The Indian Child Welfare Act Of 1978 Intact, Jose Monsivais

American Indian Law Review

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Seminole Tribe V. Florida - Extinction Of The "New Buffalo?", Michael Grant Jan 1997

Seminole Tribe V. Florida - Extinction Of The "New Buffalo?", Michael Grant

American Indian Law Review

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American Indian Sovereignty And The U.S. Supreme Court: The Masking Of Justice, David E. Wilkins Jan 1997

American Indian Sovereignty And The U.S. Supreme Court: The Masking Of Justice, David E. Wilkins

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"Like the miner's canary, the Indian marks the shift from fresh air to poison gas in our political atmosphere and our treatment of Indians, even more than our treatment of other minorities, reflects the rise and fall in our democratic faith, wrote Felix S. Cohen, an early expert in Indian legal affairs.

In this book, David Wilkins charts the "fall in our democratic faith" through fifteen landmark cases in which the Supreme Court significantly curtailed Indian rights. He offers compelling evidence that Supreme Court justices selectively used precedents and facts, both historical and contemporary, to arrive at decisions that ...