Indian Tribal Justice Act
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Indian Tribal Justice Act hearing before the Committee on Indian Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Third Congress, first session, on S. 521, to assist the development of tribal judicial systems, April 20, 1993, Washington, DC. by

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English


  • Indians of North America -- Criminal justice system.,
  • Indian courts.

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Edition Notes

SeriesS. hrg -- 103-76.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 179 p.
Number of Pages179
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17750835M

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