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American Indian Law Deskbook, Fourth Edition
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"Students and practitioners of law, American Indian history, cultures, and contemporary issues; tribal officials; people who need quick, reliable, and basic information (e.g., journalists and legislators); and lawyers who do not specialize in Indian law but need a broad overview of particular legal issues will find this resource useful."— American Reference Books Annual

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 neccessary historical and legal framework to understand the complexities faced by states, Indian tribes, and the federal government in Indian country. 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.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright, Dedication
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-xix
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  1. Foreword to Fourth Edition
  2. pp. xxi-xxii
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  1. Foreword to Third Edition
  2. pp. xxiii-xxiv
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  1. Foreword to Second Edition
  2. pp. xxv-xxvi
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  1. Foreword to First Edition
  2. pp. xxvii-xxix
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  1. 1: Federal Indian Law Policy: Origins and Legal Development
  2. pp. 1-47
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  1. 2: Indian, Indian Tribe, and Indian Country
  2. pp. 48-78
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  1. 3: Indian Land and Property: Title and Use
  2. pp. 79-140
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  1. 4: Criminal Law
  2. pp. 141-168
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  1. 5: General Civil Regulatory Jurisdiction
  2. pp. 169-224
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  1. 6: Civil Adjudicatory Jurisdiction
  2. pp. 225-286
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  1. 7: Tribal Sovereign Immunity and the Indian Civil Rights Act
  2. pp. 287-330
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  1. 8: Indian Reserved Water Rights
  2. pp. 331-383
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  1. 9: Fish and Wildlife Regulation
  2. pp. 384-426
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  1. 10: Environmental Regulation
  2. pp. 427-463
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  1. 11: Taxation in Indian Country
  2. pp. 464-509
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  1. 12: Indian Lands Gaming
  2. pp. 510-570
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  1. 13: Indian Child Welfare Act
  2. pp. 571-619
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  1. 14: State-Tribal Cooperative Agreements
  2. pp. 620-660
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  1. Table of Cases
  2. pp. 661-718
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  1. Table of Statutes and Codes
  2. pp. 719-727
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 728-754
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 755-789
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