'Whatever Tribal Precedent There May Be': The (Un)Availability of Tribal Law

12 Pages Posted: 13 Aug 2013 Last revised: 3 Jun 2015

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Bonnie J. Shucha

University of Wisconsin Law School

Date Written: August 9, 2013


This article explores the costs and benefits of publishing tribal law. Part I analyzes why tribal law is not more widely available; part II illustrates the benefits of making tribal law more accessible, and part III describes publication options for tribes. An appendix lists currently available tribal law collections.

Keywords: Native Americans, Indians, Tribes, Indigenous Peoples, Legal Research

Suggested Citation

Shucha, Bonnie J., 'Whatever Tribal Precedent There May Be': The (Un)Availability of Tribal Law (August 9, 2013). 106 Law Library Journal 199 (2014), Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1227, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2308056 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2308056

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