Restoring Harmony through Nalyeeh: Can the Navajo Common Law of Torts be Applied in State and Federal Forums? by J. R. Mueller demonstrates "that the Navajo Nation has developed and articulated a modern tort law and doctrine of restitution grounded in Navajo tradition and evolved from ancient custom, similar to the Anglo-American notion of common law." This article also explores whether tribal customary law can be applied in state and federal forums in light of a recent federal case Cheromiah v. United States.



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