American Indian Tribal Law

American Indian Tribal Law 

Available here. Companion site here.

SSRN posting with introduction, table of contents, table of cases and index here.

Indian Country Today profile here.

American Indian Tribal Law is an engaging narrative text that examines the development of tribal justice systems from pre-contact, through colonization, and into our modern era of self-government. A unique offering in its field, American Indian Tribal Law describes modern tribal government activities and explores how disputes are resolved within American Indian nations.

For courses or seminars on American Indian Law or Tribal Governments, this text features:

  • a survey of over 300 tribal courts nationwide and over 565 Indian tribes , each following their own law
  • incisive looks at flashpoints in tribal law, such as
    • the Cherokee Freedmen citizenship disputes
    • same sex marriage in Indian Country
    • constitutional crises in tribal governments
  • a comprehensive Teacher’s Manual with sample syllabi

*A Teacher’s Manual may be available for this book. Teacher’s Manuals are a professional courtesy offered to professors only. For more information or to request a copy, please contact Wolters Kluwer Law and Business at 800 -950-5239 or

2 thoughts on “American Indian Tribal Law

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.