Justice in Paradise

Justice in Paradise

by Bruce Clark

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ISBN-13: 9780773528277
Publisher: McGill-Queens University Press
Publication date: 05/28/2004
Series: McGill-Queen's Native and Northern Series
Pages: 440
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1Early Encounters of the Pathological Kind
1Indian Places and Formative Faces3
2My Introduction to Indian Law and Culture19
3Moving Deeper into Indian Culture35
4My Capture by Indian Law and Culture48
Part 2Kicking Against the Pricks
5The Bear Island Trial65
6Getting Fired and Going Back to School82
7Crises at Oka and the Lil'Wat Country95
8The Western Shoshone in Nevada114
Part 3In the Womb of the Devil's Spawn
9Our First Trip to Europe123
10Our Trip to Bulgaria133
11Petitions to the Queen and Meetings in Central America144
Part 4Meanwhile Back at the Ranch
12The Bear Island Incident and My First Criminal Conviction155
13The Gustafsen Lake Story161
14Europe Again and More Petitions173
15The Mi'gmaq, the Supreme Court, and Other Matters180
Part 5The United States: Last Empire, Last Hope
16Mohegans of New York and Vermont195
17Law Society of Upper Canada v. Bruce Clark210
18Epitaph for a Dead Lawyer Walking226
Conclusion253
Acknowledgments257
Appendix261
Liberty Island Case267
Plains Case291
Notes325
Legal Authorities373
Index377

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