12 August 2013

ARTICLE: Indigenous Nations & Peoples Law eJournal

The Indigenous Nation & People Law eJournal, Vol 9, No 28, editied by Carrie Garrow and Kevin Maillard of the Syracuse University College of Law and Syracuse University College of Law is now available. To access this eJournale, read the abstracts and download individual papers please click here.

The Indigenous Nations and Peoples eJournal (INPJ) is an interdisciplinary journal that examines legal and policy issues associated with Indigenous nations and peoples throughout the world. 
The eJournal focuses on four primary areas: 1. The internal law and governance of Indigenous nations and tribal societies; 2. The law and policy of colonizing nation-states towards Indigenous peoples within their borders; 3. International law affecting the rights of Indigenous peoples; 4. The sovereignty and self-determination of Indigenous nations and peoples.

This eJournal is sponsored by The Center for Indigenous Law, Governance & Citizenship at Syracuse University College of Law is the only research-based law and policy institute on the East Coast focused on Indigenous law and sovereignty.

Table of Contents
Architectural Design Controls on Minority Places of Worship in Australia: State Encroachment on Religious Expression and Religious Exercise
 Noel G. Villaroman, Monash University - Faculty of Law, Integrated Bar of the Philippines, Center for Civil and Human Rights, Law and Religion Scholars Network (LARSN)

The Relevance of Aboriginality in Sentencing: Findings from Interviews in the ACT
Christina Lewis, University of Canberra
Anthony Hopkins, University of Canberra – Faculty of Law
Lorana Bartels, University of Canberra - School of Law and Justice

Excerpt from Mastering American Indian Law: Chapter 3 - Criminal Jurisdiction in Indian Country
 Angelique Townsend EagleWoman, University of Idaho - College of Law
Stacy L. Leeds, University of Arkansas School of Law

Land Rights that Come with Cut-Off Dates: A Comparative Reflection on Restitution, Aboriginal Title, and Historical Injustice
 Edward Cavanagh, University of Ottawa, University of the Witwatersrand

Grappling at the Grassroots: Litigant-Efforts to Access Economic and Social Rights in India
Jayanth K. Krishnan, Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Shirish Naresh Kavadi, National Centre for Advocacy Studies
Azima Girach, Centre for Social Justice
Dhanaji Khupkar, Independent
Kalindi Kokal, National Centre for Advocacy Studies
Satyajeet Mazumdar, Centre for Social Justice
Ms. Nupur, Centre for Social Justice
Gayatri Panday, Centre for Social Justice
Aatreyee Sen, JAGORI Grameen
Aqseer Sodhi, Centre for Social Justice
Bharati Takale Shukla, National Centre for Advocacy Studies

How Can Traditional Knowledge Best Be Regulated? Comparing a Proprietary Rights Approach with a Regulatory Toolbox Approach
Miranda Forsyth, Australian National University (ANU) - Regulatory 

The Center:

1- Conducts policy analysis relating to all aspects of Indigenous sovereignty, its exercise and recognition by other nations and governments;
2- Engages in analytical research focusing on the law, governance, and citizenship of Indigenous nations and peoples;
3- Provides technical assistance to Indigenous nations and governments;
4- Offers education and training on Indian law and policy issues; 
5- Promotes a greater understanding of the law, governance, and history of the Haudenosaunee (the "People of the Longhouse").

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