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Indian Justice in the 21st Century

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Laurence Armand French
Date Published
16 pages

This study examined the impact of terrorism and the Global War on Terrorism on Indian Justice in the 21st Century.


The Terrorist Attacks of September 11, 2001, were the defining acts of the 21st century not only for the United States, but also worldwide with the ensuing Global War on Terrorism. Indian Country was impacted by these events in that the newly created Department of Homeland Security authorized further encroachment into Indian reservations. At the same time, unfinished business regarding Indian gaming, Indian health and education, and criminal justice also continued into the new century. (Publisher abstract provided)