Tribal Courts/ Tribal Law

Elective Course

Associate Professor Maylinn Smith

Adjunct Professor Daniel Belcourt

3 Credit(s)
LAW 688

This course is a study of tribal laws and tribal justice systems, both historically and currently, to evaluate the scope of tribal jurisdiction. Looks at variety of tribal justice systems, including the tribes located in Montana to evaluate similarities and difference between tribal systems. Compres tribal justice systems to state and federal systems of justice in the areas of criminal, civil, and regulatory laws.