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Pathways To Leadership: Four Women's Journeys To The Peace Negotiation Table In The Fight For Democracy In Burma, Brittany Shelmon Aug 2016

Pathways To Leadership: Four Women's Journeys To The Peace Negotiation Table In The Fight For Democracy In Burma, Brittany Shelmon

Indiana Journal of Constitutional Design

No abstract provided.


Rubin V. Islamic Republic Of Iran, 1997-2015, Gabrielle Goodwin Jan 2015

Rubin V. Islamic Republic Of Iran, 1997-2015, Gabrielle Goodwin

Articles by Maurer Faculty

The case of Rubin v. Islamic Republic of Iran reads like a blockbuster movie with an all-star cast. A terrorist organization blows up a crowded shopping mall in Jerusalem, killing and injuring Americans in the process. Some of those severely injured sue the nation of Iran for their part in supporting Hamas, who carried out the bombing. Iran never makes a court appearance, so the plaintiffs win a default judgment for hundreds of millions of dollars. However, in trying to get some money out of Iran, the plaintiffs try to attach property in the United States, which may or may ...


A Family Tradition: Giving Meaning To Family Unity And Decreasing Illegal Immigration Through Anthropology, Micah Bennett Apr 2014

A Family Tradition: Giving Meaning To Family Unity And Decreasing Illegal Immigration Through Anthropology, Micah Bennett

Indiana Law Journal

My Note explores the family-preference provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act and argues that they are far too limited, especially in light of the “family unity” policy that underscores the law. Using Mexico as a model, the Note relies on the discipline of anthropology to explain that family inherently drives immigration, and it refers to an allegory from a Mexican immigrant to demonstrate how the INA is ineffective. It then argues that immigration law could learn from anthropology—both its scholarship and its disciplinary ideals—to craft a more effective and better informed immigration law, which would further the ...


Broad Are Nebraska's Rolling Plains: The Early Writings Of George Bird Grinnell, Richard Vaughan Jan 2002

Broad Are Nebraska's Rolling Plains: The Early Writings Of George Bird Grinnell, Richard Vaughan

Articles by Maurer Faculty

Profiles the life of writer George Bird Grinnell (1849-1938) and the influence his first trip to Nebraska had in shaping his early writings about the American West. Among the works he published were several groundbreaking books about the Plains Indians of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Not only did this 1870 trip to Nebraska, as a member of O. C. Marsh’s first Yale Paleontological Expedition, influence Grinnell's scholarly endeavors, but his deep interest in the state also influenced his lifelong devotion to environmental preservation and established him as an important advocate for the protection and welfare ...


Law And The "Other": Karl N. Llewellyn, Cultural Anthropology, And The Legacy Of The Cheyenne Way, Ajay K. Mehrotra Jan 2001

Law And The "Other": Karl N. Llewellyn, Cultural Anthropology, And The Legacy Of The Cheyenne Way, Ajay K. Mehrotra

Articles by Maurer Faculty

No abstract provided.


Justifying Repatriation Of Native American Cultural Property, Sarah Harding Jul 1997

Justifying Repatriation Of Native American Cultural Property, Sarah Harding

Indiana Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Bones Of Contention: The Regulation Of Paleontological Resources On The Federal Public Lands, David J. Lazerwitz Apr 1994

Bones Of Contention: The Regulation Of Paleontological Resources On The Federal Public Lands, David J. Lazerwitz

Indiana Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Cultural Identities And Global Political Economy From An Anthropological Vantage Point, Davydd J. Greenwood Oct 1993

Cultural Identities And Global Political Economy From An Anthropological Vantage Point, Davydd J. Greenwood

Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies

No abstract provided.


Introduction: The Need For A Philosophical Anthropology, Charles Fried Jul 1973

Introduction: The Need For A Philosophical Anthropology, Charles Fried

Indiana Law Journal

No abstract provided.