NNI Staff Member Authors Law Review Article on Tribal Sovereign Immunity

01/22/15 01:33:am
NNI Staff Member Authors Law Review Article on Tribal Sovereign Immunity
North Dakota Law Review's most recent edition includes an article authored by Ryan Seelau, the Indigenous Governance Program Manager at the Native Nations Institute and Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program within the University of Arizona's James E. Rogers College of Law. The paper is titled, "In Defense of Tribal Sovereign Immunity: A Pragmatic Look At The Doctrine As A Tool For Strengthening Tribal Courts," and it reexamines the doctrine of tribal sovereign immunity and what role it can play in the strengthening of U.S. tribal court systems. The article explores why the doctrine is necessary for Native nations desiring to truly exercise self-determination and reverse a history of assimilation and oppression. To access the article, click here.

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