Indian Law Stories

Authors: Goldberg, Carole E. / Washburn, Kevin K. / Frickey, Philip P.
Edition: 1st
Copyright Date: 2011
  • Publication Date: December 28th, 2010
  • ISBN: 9781599417295
  • Subject: American Indian Law
  • Series: Law Stories
  • Type: Overviews
  • Description: This book covers the often complex and unfamiliar doctrine of federal Indian law, exposing the raw conflicts over sovereignty and property that have shaped legal rulings. Fifteen distinguished authors describe gripping cases involving Indian nations over more than two centuries, each story emphasizing initiative in tribal communities and lawyering strategies that have determined the fate of nations.