SAVE THE DATE: TLJ 20th Anniversary Symposium on March 29th

The Tribal Law Journal Presents 20th Anniversary Symposium | Tribal Justice: Honoring Indigenous Dispute Resolution Please see flyer above for more information. We hope to see you there!

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Blog Call for Submissions

Yá'át'ééh, The Tribal Law Journal invites you to contribute to our online blog this semester! The Tribal Law Journal is an online forum providing free access to the community with opportunity for comment and discussion.  Please see the attached document for submission guidelines.  We hope to hear from you!  Sincerely,  The Tribal Law Journal Carmen Borja and Jordan Oglesby... Continue Reading →

Case Note: Brackeen, et. al. v. Zinke, et. al.

Case Note: Brackeen, et. al. v. Zinke, et. al.[1] On October 10, 2018, the District Court for the Northern District of Texas produced one of the most significant district court cases regarding the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA).[2]In this case the court found that ICWA was unconstitutional for violating Equal Protection, the Vesting Clause, the Tenth... Continue Reading →

Symposium Editor: Israel Chavez

Israel is a third year law student at the University of New Mexico School of Law and will graduate in May of 2019.  Prior to law school, he worked on a broad range of civil rights issues affecting rural and urban New Mexicans. He has worked for U.S. Congressman Ben Ray Lujan and has participated in countless actions across the state. Israel served as the... Continue Reading →

Citations Editor: Dominique Oliver

Dominique Oliver is a third-year law student and member of the Navajo Nation from Oakland, California.  In 2005, Dominique left California and joined the United States Air Force where she worked both as a weapons technician and paralegal. After traveling around the world with the Air Force, Dominique moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico in 2011, as... Continue Reading →

Reflections: Invasion Day in Australia

Every January 26thin Australia, schools, post offices, and businesses close to commemorate the day in 1788 that a convoy of 11 ships filled with British convicts captained by Author Phillips landed at Port Jackson in New South Wales. The reason for this trip was to establish a work colony for the British government. Over the... Continue Reading →

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