Cross-Jurisdictional Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments: A Tribal Court Perspective
53 Pages Posted: 6 Feb 2009
This article examines the problems encountered when tribal court decisions are presented to state and federal courts for recognition and enforcement. The history of tribal courts is discussed, along with a state-by-state examination of laws pertaining to foreign judgments. The article concludes, based on empirical data from tribal judges, that there recognition and enforcement problems continue despite federal legislation in this area of law.
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