Ahistorical Indians And Reservation Resources, 2009 American University Washington College of Law
Ahistorical Indians And Reservation Resources, Ezra Rosser
The article is an in-depth exploration of the impacts of an Indian tribe's decision to pursue an environmentally destructive form of economic development. The history of Navajo Nation's coal leasing provides the background for the tribe's recent proposal to build a coal-fired power plant and the controversies surrounding the proposal and the environmental review process.
Human Rights, Anti-Discrimination And Social Security Benefits: Recent Uk Case Law, 2009 Glasgow Caledonian University
Human Rights, Anti-Discrimination And Social Security Benefits: Recent Uk Case Law, Mel Cousins
Since the adoption of the Human Rights Act 1998, challenges to UK social security law on the basis of the European Convention on Human Rights have become common - especially under the anti-discrimination provisions of Article 14. However, few of these challenges have been successful and, in general, the English courts have shown a poor understanding of the principles of human rights law. The recent decisions of the European Court of Human Rights in Stec (2005) 41 EHRR SE 295 and the House of Lords in RJM (2008) UKHL 63 have clarified important issues including the material scope of the Convention ...