A collaborative effort from attorney general offices faced
daily with legal questions involving state and tribal relations,
the American Indian Law Deskbook, Fourth Edition is an
up-to-date, comprehensive treatise on Indian law. The
Deskbook provides readers with the necessary historical
and legal framework to understand the complexities faced by states,
Indian tribes, and the federal government in Indian country.
-The evolution of federal statutory Indian law and the judicial
foundations of federal Indian policy.
-An extensive compilation and analysis of federal and state court
- Reservation and Indian lands ownership and property
-The parameters of criminal jurisdiction in Indian country.
-Concepts of tribal sovereignty and jurisdiction relating to a
number of specific areas, including tribal courts, hunting and
fishing, environmental regulation, water rights, gaming, and child
-Cooperative approaches used by the states and tribes for resolving
jurisdictional disputes and promoting better relations.
Thorough, scholarly, and balanced, the American Indian Law
Deskbook, Fourth Edition is an invaluable reference for a wide
range of people working with Indian tribes, including attorneys,
legal scholars, government officials, social workers, state and
tribal jurists, and historians. This revised edition includes
information from more recent court decisions, federal statutes,
administrative regulations, and law reviews.
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