The goal of this tribal profile is to provide an overview of the internal laws of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma; to give a detailed emphasis on the tribe’s historic use of customary law, governance structures, enacted law, case law; and to examine how their internal law changed throughout history. By helping the reader become familiar with the history of Choctaw customary law and the contemporary structure of the Choctaw government, this profile will assist practitioners and academics in understanding the Choctaw Nation. Part I of this paper will describe the customary laws of the Choctaw Nation. Part II of this paper will describe the governance structures of the Choctaw Nation. Part III will describe enacted law in the Choctaw Nation. Part IV of this paper will describe case law in the Choctaw Nation.
Megli, Austin C.. "The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma: History, Influences, and Contemporary Setting of the Choctaw Legal Structure." Tribal Law Journal 18, 1 (2018). https://digitalrepository.unm.edu/tlj/vol18/iss1/1