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Native American Tribal Law

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

California Indian Legal Services
www.calindian.org/
Specialized legal representation to Indians, including free or low-cost representation on some matters.

American Indian Law & News (nativeamericannews)
http://nativeamericanews.wordpress.com
Author Robert J. Miller is a professor at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University where he teaches various Indian law classes and Civil Procedure. He is also the Chief Justice of the Court of Appeals of the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon and has served as a judge for other tribes.

Native American Law Blog
http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nativeamerican/
Tracks and comments on cases and other issues affecting Native American law. May be defunct (Aug. 2014).

Tribal Leaders Directory
http://www.bia.gov/cs/groups/public/documents/text/idc1-023759.pdf
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Lists date tribe was recognized, restored or reaffirmed; criminal jurisdiction; court; organization status/corporate charter; liquor ordinance with Federal Register Citations.

U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs
http://www.bia.gov/
News, events, regional resource lists, and useful documents such as "Guide to Tracing Your American Indian Ancestry."

PRIMARY LAW RESOURCES

National Indian Law Library 
www.narf.org/nill/index.htm
Public law library devoted to federal Indian and tribal law. Includes "Tribal Law Gateway" at www.narf.org/nill/triballaw/index.htm

Tribal Court Clearing House
www.tribal-institute.org/index.htm
Resources for American Indian and Alaska Native Nations, people, tribal justice systems, and service providers.

Bar Examination Preparation

The State Bar of California
Bar Exam Admissions

http://admissions.calbar.ca.gov/Examinations/CaliforniaBarExam.aspx
General information on the CA Bar Exam including registration information.

The State Bar of California
Essay & Test Practice Guides
http://admissions.calbar.ca.gov/Examinations/PastExams.aspx
Essays and selected answers from July 2001 to present are available at the State Bar's website.

UCLA Law School
Preparing for the California Bar Exam and MPRE
http://libguides.law.ucla.edu/calbarexam
A research guide with steps you can take to prepare for the bar exam, including information about the exam, studying for the bar, checklists, and more.

National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE)
www.ncbex.org
MPRE sign-up information, subject outlines, practice exam questions, and bar exam statistics.

American Bar Association
Bar Admissions Information
Overview of requirements for admission to the bar; contact information for bar examiners in each state; and more.