Volume 18, Issue 2, Fall 2004
A Reductio Ad Absurdum of Restricted, Tribal Criminal Jurisdiction
As Federal Indian Law has evolved, many questions have been posed regarding tribal jurisdiction. This paper examines the jurisdiction tribes have over member Indians, non-member Indians, and non-member, non-Indians. It addresses the ethical challenge faced by tribal attorneys who represent non-member Indian clients in a manner that ultimately undermines tribal sovereignty.