Arguing with Tradition: The Language of Law in Hopi Tribal Court

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Arguing with Tradition is the first book to explore language and interaction within a contemporary Native American legal system. Grounded in Justin Richland s extensive field research on the Hopi Indian Nation of northeastern Arizona on whose appellate court he now serves as Justice Pro Tempore this innovative work explains how Hopi notions of tradition and culture shape and are shaped by the processes of Hopi jurisprudence. Like many indigenous legal institutions across North America, the Hopi Tribal Court was created in ...

Arguing with Tradition: The Language of Law in Hopi Tribal Court 2008, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226712956

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Arguing with Tradition: The Language of Law in Hopi Tribal Court 2008, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226712932

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