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The Miccosukee Indians And Environmental Law: A Confederacy Of Hope, William H. Rodgers, Jr. Jan 2001

The Miccosukee Indians And Environmental Law: A Confederacy Of Hope, William H. Rodgers, Jr.

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Two legal orphans have found each other. The older one is "Indian Law," a confused, embarrassing, and twisted body of legal rules that "explain" the relationships between the United States and its native peoples. The newer one is "Environmental Law," a complex and jumbled stew of cases and statutes that "prescribe" proper behavior between modern Americans and the natural world.

Both these children of the law are suspected of subversion—the one is tainted by advocates of separate sovereignties, the other by critics of the American way of life. For Native Americans and environmentalists, their recent legal merger is a ...


Indian Child Welfare Act: Keeping Families Together And Minimizing Litigation, Sarah Krakoff Jan 2001

Indian Child Welfare Act: Keeping Families Together And Minimizing Litigation, Sarah Krakoff

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The Unsettling Of The West: How Indians Got The Best Water Rights, David H. Getches Jan 2001

The Unsettling Of The West: How Indians Got The Best Water Rights, David H. Getches

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Beyond Indian Law: The Rehnquist Court’S Pursuit Of States’ Rights, Color-Blind Justice And Mainstream Values, David H. Getches Jan 2001

Beyond Indian Law: The Rehnquist Court’S Pursuit Of States’ Rights, Color-Blind Justice And Mainstream Values, David H. Getches

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Undoing Indian Law One Case At A Time: Judicial Minimalism And Tribal Sovereignty, Sarah Krakoff Jan 2001

Undoing Indian Law One Case At A Time: Judicial Minimalism And Tribal Sovereignty, Sarah Krakoff

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