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Customary and Traditional Law

Christine Zuni Cruz, Tribal Law as Indigenous Social Reality and Separate Consciousness [Re]Incorporating Customs and Tradition Into Tribal Law, 1 TRIBAL L. J. 1 (2000-2001), at

Christine Zuni, Strengthening What Remains, 7 KAN. J. L. & PUB. POL’Y 17 (1997)

Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Rethinking Customary Law in Tribal Court Jurisprudence, 13 MICH. J. RACE & L. 57 (2007)

Tribal Domestic Violence Case Law Annotations

Tribal Law and Policy Institute, Tribal Domestic Violence Case Law:  Annotations for Selected Tribal Court Cases (2011) and (2003) available at

Guide for Drafting or Revising Domestic Violence Laws

Tribal Law and Policy Institute, Tribal Legal Code Resource:  Domestic Violence Laws — Guide for Drafting or Revising Victim-Centered Tribal Laws Against Domestic Violence (2008) available at

Protection Orders

Kelly Stoner & Richard A. Orona, Full Faith and Credit, Comity, or Federal Mandate?  A Path That Leads to Recognition and Enforcement of Tribal Court Orders, Tribal Protection Orders, and Tribal Child Custody Orders, 34 N.M. L. Rev. 381, 394 (2004)

Melissa L. Tatum, A Jurisdictional Quandary:  Challenges Facing Tribal Governments in Implementing the Full Faith and Credit Provisions of the Violence Against Women Acts, 90 Ky. L.J. 123, 168 (2001-2002), Tribal Law and Policy Institute

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