Second part of the third category, people and parties.
# 2 Justice Sonia Sotomayor
# 15 McAllen Grace Brethren Church
Won Fifth Circuit case, along with Lipan Apache members, which held that the Eagle Act regs might violate RFRA.
# 7 Hon. William Canby
# 10 Frank Pommersheim
# 3 Hon. Keith Harper
# 14 Chris Deschene
# 6 Robert A. Williams, Jr.
Probably should get his own category that we could parse out through the years, but this year was on Moyers. Force of nature.
# 11 Dean Stacy Leeds and Prof. Angelique EagleWoman
Yeah, time passes quicker than I thought. Turns out their great book, “Mastering American Indian Law,” was a 2013 masterpiece. Ok.
The real # 11 — Authors of “Structuring Sovereignty”
My favorite book of 2014, Structuring Sovereignty is a wonderful scholarly survey of modern tribal constitutions. Melissa Tatum, Miriam Jorgensen, Mary Guss, and Sarah Deer (a second appearance in the game).