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  • ... call upon the National Guard for emergencies that are prescribed by state law. ...militia was principally to defend the settlers' homes and villages against Indian raids, and at this they were largely successful.
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  • ...had a profound influence on U.S. <span>[[Constitutional Law|Constitutional law]]</span>. His "libertarian theory" continues to attract those opposed to go ... he had completed advanced courses in science, philosophy, psychology, and law.
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  • ...r and took a position as a law clerk with Stringer and Seymour, a St. Paul law firm.</p> ...o military service as an infantry officer until 1919, when he rejoined his law firm, becoming a senior partner in 1922.</p><p>In 1925, through an influent
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  • ...olor of her skin. When she returned home, she asked her parents, both West Indian immigrants, why the color of her skin meant that she could not go swimming. ...that maintained all-white professional schools, sending qualified minority law school applicants to schools in other states. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled
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  • ...s currently in the hands of museums and other scientific institutions. The law supports the idea that Native Americans have the right to determine the pro ...ate on Native American lands, and the 1989 National Museum of the American Indian Act (20 U.S.C.A. &#xA7; 80q), which required the Smithsonian Institute to r
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  • ...ich Justice <span>[[Potter Stewart|Potter Stewart]]</span> concluded that "Indian tribes still possess those aspects of sovereignty not withdrawn by treaty o ...p; to regulate individual property; to levy and collect taxes; to maintain law and order; to exclude non-members from tribal territory; to regulate domest
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  • ...or general of the navy, and the chief of information. The secretary or the law has established the following positions and boards for administrative purpo ...ntal Law]]</span>, operational and <span>[[International Law|international law]]</span> and treaty interpretation, and litigation involving these issues.
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  • ... Harvard College in 1743 and was admitted to the bar in 1748. He moved his law practice from Plymouth, Massachusetts, to Boston in 1750 and was appointed ...ny years, but the need for tax revenue during the course of the French and Indian War led to a crackdown. The use of the writ made revenue collection easier,
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  • ...il his defeat in the election of 1852. From 1847 to 1852, Otto also taught law at Indiana University.</p> ...ssistant secretary of the interior in 1863. In this post Otto administered Indian affairs. He left the department in 1871 to serve as arbitrator for claims a
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  • ...1900s. The movement reached its pinnacle in November 1913, when Gandhi led Indian miners on the Great March into Transvaal. The march was a profound show of ...A Proposal to Accommodate Constitutional Values." <i>Columbia Human Rights Law Review</i> 15.</p>
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  • Since adoption was not recognized at <span>[[Common Law|common law]]</span>, all adoption procedures in the United States are regulated by [[S ...on, sometimes referred to as ''virtual adoption'', is treated by the [[Law|law]] as final for certain purposes in spite of the fact that it has not been f
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  • Founded in 1968, the American Indian Movement (AIM) is an organization dedicated to the Native American civil ri ...ad been seriously harmed by well-publicized and controversial incidents of law-breaking, <span>[[Vandalism|vandalism]]</span>, and violence, resulting in
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  • ...New York, Baker wrote articles for Harlem newspapers, including the ''West Indian Review.'' Living and working in Harlem during the mid-to late 1920s, she be ...s in cities across the nation had to make sure they were not violating the law. Based on her experience raising her niece, Jackie, Baker believed that New
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  • ...e and procedural requirements of <span>[[Due Process Of Law|due process of law]]</span>. Banishment is not considered "cruel and unusual punishment." As r ... and had their rights, property, and protection under the ancient Iroquois Law of Onondaga territory extinguished. The Native Village of Venetie Tribal Go
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  • ...ig) helped found the influential <span>[[American Indian Movement|American Indian Movement]]</span> (AIM). Under his passionate leadership in the late 1960s ...chools in accordance with a landmark change in federal policy known as the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934 (25 U.S.C.A. &#xA7; 461 et seq.). Under the term
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  • ... flashed across TV screens in black berets and leather coats, shotguns and law books in hand, confronting the police or storming the California Legislatur ...s who saw them as standing up to the predominantly white police force. The law books they carried—and from which they read criminal suspects their right
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  • ..., 1851. After graduating from Harvard College in 1871, he attended Harvard Law School, graduating in 1874. Bonaparte returned to Baltimore and established ...nization. In 1902, President Roosevelt appointed Bonaparte to the Board of Indian Commissioners. In 1905, Roosevelt named Bonaparte secretary of the United S
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  • ...commissioner for the adjudication of claims by the members of the Cherokee Indian tribe against the U. S. government. ... period, Brewster did not attend law school. Instead these aspirants "read law" by performing various clerical and administrative duties for a lawyer who
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  • ...e. The former law professor and Senate counsel locates his approach to the law in a deep pragmatism: He distrusts broad legal theory, endorses judicial re ...ics at Oxford University in England. He received a law degree from Harvard Law School in 1964, graduating magna cum laude. Breyer clerked for U.S. Supreme
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  • ... he did not progress in his legal studies, and he eventually abandoned the law in favor of a literary career.</p> ...Presser, associate dean and professor at Northwestern University School of Law, wrote that</p>
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