John Marshall and Indian Land Rights: A Historical Rejoinder to the Claim of 'Universal Recognition' of the Doctrine of Discovery
69 Pages Posted: 20 Apr 2011
Date Written: 2006
This article presents a historical rejoinder to Chief Justice John Marshall's claim, in Johnson v. McIntosh, 21 U.S. 543 (1823), of universal acceptance of the doctrine of discovery, which recognizes but diminishes Indian land rights.
Keywords: Indian, discovery, property
JEL Classification: K19
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