How to Protect Tribal Lands From Our Deadliest Enemies

Indian Country Today

In 2001, the U.S. Supreme Court dealt a severe below to Indian sovereignty when it decided Nevada v. Hicks, suggesting to states and counties that when their cops are investigating off-reservation crimes, they need not obtain tribal court warrants to conduct searches or arrests on tribal land. The reach of Hicks, however, has been greatly exaggerated, most notably by state cops and prosecutors...

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Galanda, Gabriel S. "How to Protect Tribal Lands From Our Deadliest Enemies." Indian Country Today Media Network. September 19, 2013. Opinion. (, accessed July 18, 2023)

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