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Read about tribal law research in Researching American Indian Tribal Law (from the National Indian Law Library).

Tribal Justice Resource Center (National American Indian Court Judges Association)

National Directory of Tribal Justice Systems - National American Indian Court Judges Association - National directory includes contact information for tribal justice systems. May be sorted by Tribe, NAICJA Region, BIA Region or State.

At this time there is no digitization project of tribal court rules. Court rules are sometimes found in tribal codes but may also be treated as separate documents by the tribes.

Find provisions in 240+ tribal codes by using our custom search (at right). It will search the full text of all codes that NILL has available online as well as the table of contents of codes that NILL has available in print. Watch a 3 minute video demo on how to do this. A search for the phrase "court rules" may provide some relevant results.

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