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Article Title

Case Note: Means v. District Court of the Chinle Judicial District and the Hadane Doctrine in Navajo Criminal Law

Authors

Paul Spruhan

Abstract

Means v. District Court of the Chinle Judicial District and the Hadane Doctrine in Navajo Criminal Law by Paul Spruhan analyzes the Navajo Nation's application of traditional law concepts in order to find criminal jurisdiction to prosecute a non-member Indian in Means v. District Court. Spruhan's article examines this use in light of the Supreme Court's decision in Duro v. Reina.