Jurisdiction in Indian Country:
A Guide to
The most complicated issues in the field of Indian law and tribal governance arise with respect to judicial and regulatory jurisdiction. Indian Country jurisdiction is a complex subject and may be one of the most rapidly changing areas of American law. With millions of non-Indians visiting gaming facilities, leisure resorts and other attractions on reservations each year, understanding jurisdictional issues is critical.
One of the most contentious issues in Indian Country is that of jurisdiction over Indians and tribes by state and local governments. State and local authorities make ongoing attempts to exercise control over tribes and tribal members on reservation lands. This class will take you through virtually every issue and significant court decision impacting jurisdiction on Indian lands.
This popular class is a must for anyone involved in Indian issues. Our expert instructor will guide you through the finer points of key laws, regulations and court decisions. You’ll have the opportunity to discuss jurisdictional concerns that affect your tribe — taxation, land use, sovereign immunity, gaming and more. Each participant will receive a comprehensive manual and certificate of completion.
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