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Author: Melissa L. Tatum

Books
  • Structuring Sovereignty:  Constitutions of Native Nations (2014) (co-author, with Miriam Jorgensen, Mary Guss, & Sarah Deer).
  • Law, Culture & Environment (forthcoming 2014) (co-author, with Jill Kappus).
  • Navajo Law Reporter (forthcoming) (general ed., vol. 9).
  • Navajo Law Reporter (2d ed., 2012) (general ed., vols. 1 & 2).
  • Best Practices for Enhancing Enforcement of Protection Orders in New Mexico(2d ed., 2010) (contributing author).
  • Best Practices for Enhancing Enforcement of Protection Orders in New Mexico (2009) (contributing author).
  • Navajo Law Reporter (2008) (general ed., vol. 8).
  • Mvskoke Law Reporter: The Decisions of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation (2006) (general ed., with Michelle Grunsted).
  • The Little Black Book: A Do-It Yourself Manual for Law Student Competitions (2002) (co-author, with Barbara Kay Bucholtz & Martin A. Frey).
Articles in Books
  • Trying the System, in Ardeur:  14 Writers on the Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Series 121 (Laurell K. Hamilton ed., 2010).
  • Tribal Courts: Tensions Between Efforts to Develop Tribal Common Law and Pressures to Harmonize with State and Federal Courts, in Harmonizing Law in an Era of Globalization: Convergence, Divergence and Resistance 81 (Larry Catá Backer ed., 2007).
  • Cohen’s Handbook of Federal Indian Law (2005) (contributing author).
Articles
  • The Path of Women in the Legal Academy, 80 UMKC L. Rev. 795 (2012).
  • Does Gender Influence Attitudes Toward Copyright in the Filk Community?, 18 Am. U. J. Gender Soc. Pol'y & L. 219 (2010) (co-author, with Robert E. Spoo & Benjamin Pope).
    Available at: SSRN
  • Identity and Authenticity in the Filk Community, Transformative Works & Cultures No. 3 (2009), http://journal.transformativeworks.org/index.php/twc/article/view/139/102.
  • Law Enforcement Authority in Indian Country: Challenges Presented by the Full Faith and Credit Provisions of the Violence Against Women Acts, 4 Tribal L. J. 2 (2004).
    Available at: Lexis | Other Link
  • Tribal Efforts To Comply with VAWA’s Full Faith and Credit Requirements: A Response to Sandra Schmieder, 39 Tulsa L. Rev. 403 (2004) (co-author, with Sarah Deer).
    Available at: SSRN | Hein Online | Westlaw | Lexis
  • Establishing Penalties for Violating Protection Orders: What Tribal Governments Need to Know, 13 Kan. J.L. & Pub. Pol'y 125 (2003).
    Available at: SSRN | Hein Online | Westlaw | Lexis
  • A Jurisdictional Quandary: Challenges Facing Tribal Governments in Implementing the Full Faith and Credit Provisions of the Violence Against Women Acts, 90 Ky. L.J. 123 (2001 - 2002), reprinted in Doing Business in Indian Country 123 (6th ed., 2008).
    Available at: SSRN | Hein Online | Westlaw | Lexis
  • Group Identity: Changing the Outsider’s Perspective, 10 Geo. Mason U. Civ. Rts. L.J. 357 (2000).
    Available at: SSRN | Hein Online | Westlaw
  • Extending the Status Quo: Indian Law and the Supreme Court’s 1999-2000 Term, 36 Tulsa L.J. 195 (2000).
    Available at: Hein Online | Westlaw | Lexis
  • And the Word for Today is “Immunity”: A Look at Selected Criminal Procedure and Section 1983 Cases from the Supreme Court’s 1997-98 Term, 34 Tulsa L.J. 265 (1999) (published as Melissa L. Koehn).
    Available at: Hein Online | Westlaw | Lexis
  • The New American Caste System: The Supreme Court and Discrimination Between Civil Rights Plaintiffs, 32 U. Mich. J. L. Reform 49 (1998) (published as Melissa L. Koehn).
    Available at: SSRN | Hein Online | Westlaw | Lexis
  • A Line in the Sand: The Supreme Court and the Writ of Habeas Corpus, 32 Tulsa L.J. 389 (1997) (published as Melissa L. Koehn).
    Available at: Hein Online | Westlaw | Lexis
  • Civil Jurisdiction: The Boundaries Between Federal and Tribal Courts, 29 Ariz. State L.J. 705 (1997) (published as Melissa L. Koehn).
    Available at: SSRN | Hein Online | Westlaw | Lexis
Other Writings
  • VAWA and the Rolled-Up Newspaper of Goodness, The Huffington Post, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/melissa-l-tatum-/vawa-and-the-rolledup-new_b_2863467.html (Mar. 14, 2013).
    Available at: Link
  • Jurisdiction in Indian Country: A Flowchart, UANativeNet professional development series (2012).
    Available at: Link
  • Indian Law 101: A Toolkit for Journalists, UANativeNet professional development series (2011).
    Available at: Link
  • Issuing Protection Orders, UANativeNet Guidebook Series (2010) (co-author, Mary E. Guss), http://uanativenet.com/sites/default/files/Issuing%20Protective%20Orders%20book.pdf.
  • Enforcement of Domestic Violence Protection Orders, UANativeNet Guidebook Series (2010) (co-author, with Mary E. Guss), http://uanativenet.com/sites/default/files/Enforcing%20Protection%20Orders.pdf.
  • Regulating Water Quality in Indian Country, UANativeNet Guidebook Series (2010) (co-author, with Marren Sanders), http://uanativenet.com/sites/default/files/Regulating%20Water%20Quality.pdf.
  • Foreward (National Native American Law Students Association 8th Annual Writing Competition), 26 Ariz. J. Int’l & Comp. L. 507 (2009).
    Available at: Link
  • Book Review, 51 Can. J. Criminology & Crim. Just. 271 (reviewing Laurence French’s Legislating Indian Country: Significant Milestones in Transforming Tribalism) (2009).
    Available at: Link
  • American Indian Law Center, Archaeological Resources Protection Act; Black Hills; Regulating Crime in Indian Country; Cultural Property and Protection of Cultural Property; Employment Division v. Smith; Indian Civil Rights Act; Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act; Oliphant v. Suquamish, Sacred Sites; U.S. v. Lara; U.S v. Sioux Nation, in Encyclopedia of United States - American Indian Policy, Relations, and Law (forthcoming 2008).
  • Opinion, AG Values Banks over Battered Women, Tulsa World, Mar. 30, 2008, at G4.
    Available at: Link
  • Domestic Violence in Indian Country: State/Sovereign Accountability, Chapter III, Sovereignty Symposium XIX 2006 - Common Ground (published conference materials) (2006).
  • Symposium Foreword (Symposium: Tribal Sovereignty and U.S. v. Lara), 40 Tulsa L. Rev. 1 (2004).
    Available at: Hein Online | Westlaw | Lexis
  • Indigenous People's Rights, International Law of, in The Oxford Companion to American Law 417 (Kermit L. Hall ed. in chief, 2002).
  • Model Tribal Code for Enforcement of Foreign Protection Orders, available as an appendix to A Jurisdictional Quandary: Challenges Facing Tribal Governments in Implementing the Full Faith and Credit Provisions of the Violence Against Women Acts, 90 Ky. L.J. 123 (2001 - 2002) (co-author).
  • Tribal Jurisdiction and Protection Orders: The Experience of the Michigan Working Group on Implementing the Full Faith and Credit Provisions of the Violence Against Women Act, Chapter VI, Sovereignty Symposium XIV: 2001 - A Tribal Odyssey (published conference materials) (2001).
  • Foreword (Symposium: Native American Law), 37 Tulsa L. Rev. 481 (2001).
    Available at: Hein Online | Westlaw | Lexis
  • The New American Caste System, 1 Res Ipsa Loquitor 9 (Feb. 1999) (published as Melissa L. Koehn).
  • Dividing the Indivisible: The Supreme Court Once Again Faces the Overlap of Habeas and Section 1983, 11-8-96 WLN 11951 (Nov. 1996) (published as Melissa L. Koehn).
  • Michigan's Legislative Jurisdiction Over Its Native American Population: A Study Report for the Michigan Law Revision Commission, 1993 Annual Report (1994) (published as Melissa L. Koehn).
  • Book Note, 89 Mich. L. Rev. 1719 (1991) (reviewing Robert A. Williams, Jr., The American Indian in Western Legal Thought (1990)) (published as Melissa L. Koehn).

Updated: 01/06/2014