Law, Not War: The Long, Hard Search for Justice and Peace

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Indian hunting and fishing rights have been protected against state and local regulation, though an ultimate authority has been reserved outside the realm of tribal sovereignty. It had been 72 years from Seneca Falls to victory, and ironically, the most controversial resolution had been written into law first. However, based on a restrictive understanding of the judicial functions, a right to make decisions is only possible when the constitutional specification is indicated in the standard text or history of the Constitution.

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Publisher: iUniverse (February 3, 2014)

ISBN: 1491712740

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