Indian Affairs and Administrative Law
Yale Journal on Regulation, Notice and Comment
4 Pages Posted: 11 Nov 2021
Date Written: August 25, 2020
This brief essay, written for a Symposium on Racism in Administrative Law, highlights the significance of "Indian Affairs" for the history of administrative law, and raises normative questions about excluding such history from prevalent definitions of the field. To erase Native dispossession from the history of American administrative structures necessarily distorts images of United States law and the violence it has produced.
Keywords: native americans, indian affairs, indigenous peoples, administrative law, legal history
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