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Creating Space For Reservation Growth, Ezra Rosser Jan 2014

Creating Space For Reservation Growth, Ezra Rosser

Ezra Rosser

This brief article is a review of Robert J. Miller, Reservation "Capitalism": Economic Development in Indian Country (2012). It highlights some of the significant points Miller makes in his book and concludes that the book is a "must read" for those interested in reservation economic development.


Creating Space For Reservation Growth, Ezra Rosser Jan 2014

Creating Space For Reservation Growth, Ezra Rosser

Articles in Law Reviews & Other Academic Journals

This brief article is a review of Robert J. Miller, Reservation "Capitalism": Economic Development in Indian Country (2012). It highlights some of the significant points Miller makes in his book and concludes that the book is a "must read" for those interested in reservation economic development.


Criminal Justice In Indian Country, M. Alexander Pearl Jan 2014

Criminal Justice In Indian Country, M. Alexander Pearl

Faculty Publications

This Article examines the role played by different enacted legislation on California’s Indian tribes criminal justice system. For centuries, tribal governments were the only entities with criminal jurisdiction in Indian Country. In 1883, the Supreme Court in Ex parte Kan-Gi-Shun-Ka (Ex parte Crow Dog) confirmed that a crime committed by an Indian against another Indian did not give rise to federal jurisdiction. In response, Congress passed the Major Crimes Act, granting federal authorities the power to investigate, enforce, and prosecute certain crimes occurring in Indian Country. The federal statutes creating federal jurisdiction did not preclude tribal jurisdiction, but states …