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A Property Rights Approach To Sacred Sites Cases: Asserting A Place For Indians As Nonowners, Kristen A. Carpenter Jan 2005

A Property Rights Approach To Sacred Sites Cases: Asserting A Place For Indians As Nonowners, Kristen A. Carpenter

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Although the Free Exercise Clause prohibits governmental interference with religion, American Indians have been unsuccessful in challenging government actions that harm tribal sacred sites located on federal public lands. The First Amendment dimensions of these cases have been well studied by scholars, but this Article contends that it is also important to analyze them through a property law lens. Indeed, the Supreme Court has treated the federal government's ownership of public lands as a basis for denying Indian religious freedoms claims. This Article contends that such holdings rely on an "ownership model" of property law wherein the rights of the …


Allocating Groundwater Among Nations, States And Tribes, Ann Berkley Rodgers, Carolyn J. Abeita Jun 1989

Allocating Groundwater Among Nations, States And Tribes, Ann Berkley Rodgers, Carolyn J. Abeita

Boundaries and Water: Allocation and Use of a Shared Resource (Summer Conference, June 5-7)

70 pages.


The National Park System And Development On Private Lands: Opportunities And Tools To Protect Park Resources, Michael Mantell Sep 1986

The National Park System And Development On Private Lands: Opportunities And Tools To Protect Park Resources, Michael Mantell

External Development Affecting the National Parks: Preserving "The Best Idea We Ever Had" (September 14-16)

34 pages.

Contains footnotes.


Jurisdictional And Institutional Issues: Public Lands, Robert B. Keiter Sep 1986

Jurisdictional And Institutional Issues: Public Lands, Robert B. Keiter

External Development Affecting the National Parks: Preserving "The Best Idea We Ever Had" (September 14-16)

13 pages.

Contains references.