Faculty Scholarship

The faculty members of Arizona Law are among the most influential legal scholars in the world. Our faculty routinely produce powerful and provocative scholarship, from shaping legal debate on water policy and ethics, to conducting research that identifies and solves important real-world challenges like jury bias and internet censorship.

2019

Books

  • Tatum, Melissa, 

    Spaces of Indigenous Justice:  Applying Theory to Practical Problems (forthcoming 2019) (co-author, with Jennifer Hendry).

  • Tatum, Melissa, 

    Reading American Indian Law: Foundational Principles (2020) (co-editor, with Grant Christensen) & author of Introduction:  Responding to a Changing Field (co-author, with Grant Christensen).

Articles

2018

Books

  • Tatum, Melissa, 

    Indigenous Justice:  New Tools, Spaces, and Approaches (2018) (co-editor, with Jennifer Hendry, Miriam Jorgensen, & Deirdre Howard-Wagner & co-author, with Jennifer Hendry, of Building New Traditions:  Drawing Insights from Interactive Legal Culture 161).

Articles

  • Tatum, Melissa, 

    Reading Indian Law:  Evaluating Thirty Years of Indian Law Scholarship, 54 Tulsa L. Rev. 81 (2018) (co-author, with Grant Christensen).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3142056
  • Tatum, Melissa, 

    Justice for Native Nations:  Insights from Legal Pluralism, 60 Ariz. L. Rev. 91 (2018) (co-author, with Jennifer Hendry).

    Available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=3144014

Other Writings

2016

Articles in Books

  • Tatum, Melissa, 

    Constitution as Dialogue:  Legal Pluralism and the American Experience. in Constitutional Recognition of First Peoples in Australia:  Theories and Comparative Perspectives 160 (Simon Young, Jennifer Nielsen, & Jeremy Patrick eds., 2016) (co-author, with Jennifer Hendry).

Articles

Other Writings

2015

Books

2014

Books

  • Tatum, Melissa, 

    Structuring Sovereignty:  Constitutions of Native Nations (2014) (co-author, with Miriam Jorgensen, Mary Guss, & Sarah Deer).

  • Tatum, Melissa, 

    Law, Culture, & Environment (2014) (co-author, with Jill Kappus Shaw).

2013

Other Writings

2012

Books

  • Tatum, Melissa, 

    Navajo Law Reporter (2d ed. 2012) (general ed., vols. 1 & 2).

Articles

  • Tatum, Melissa, 

    The Path of Women in the Legal Academy, 80 UMKC L. Rev. 795 (2012).

Other Writings

  • Tatum, Melissa, 

    Jurisdiction in Indian Country: A Flowchart, UANativeNet professional development series (2012).

2011

Books

  • Tatum, Melissa, 

    Conflicts of Law: State and Tribal (forthcoming 2011).

Articles in Books

  • Tatum, Melissa, 

    January 8, 1962 - the Day the Universe Changed: Gideon, ICRA, and the Erosion of Tribal Sovereignty, in Forty Years of the Indian Civil Rights Act ___ (forthcoming 2011).

Other Writings

  • Tatum, Melissa, 

    Indian Law 101: A Toolkit for Journalists, UANativeNet professional development series (2011).

2010

Books

  • Tatum, Melissa, 

    Best Practices for Enhancing Enforcement of Protection Orders in New Mexico (2d ed. 2010) (contributing author).

Articles in Books

  • Tatum, Melissa, 

    Trying the System, in Ardeur:  14 Writers on the Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Series 121 (Laurell K. Hamilton ed., 2010).

Articles

  • Tatum, Melissa, 

    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: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1393611

Other Writings

  • Tatum, Melissa, 

    Regulating Water Quality in Indian Country, UANativeNet Guidebook Series (2010) (co-author, with Marren Sanders)..

  • Tatum, Melissa, 

    Enforcement of Domestic Violence Protection Orders, UANativeNet Guidebook Series (2010) (co-author, with Mary E. Guss).

  • Tatum, Melissa, 

    Issuing Protection Orders, UANativeNet Guidebook Series (2010) (co-author, Mary E. Guss).

2009

Books

  • Tatum, Melissa, 

    Navajo Law Reporter (2008) (general ed., vol. 8).

  • Tatum, Melissa, 

    Best Practices for Enhancing Enforcement of Protection Orders in New Mexico (2009) (contributing author).

Articles

Other Writings

2008

Other Writings

  • Tatum, Melissa, 

    Opinion, AG Values Banks over Battered Women, Tulsa World, Mar. 30, 2008, at G4.

    Available at:
  • Tatum, Melissa, 

    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).

2007

Articles in Books

  • Tatum, Melissa, 

    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).

Other Writings

  • Tatum, Melissa, 

    Domestic Violence in Indian Country: State/Sovereign Accountability, Chapter III, Sovereignty Symposium XIX 2006 - Common Ground (published conference materials) (2006).

2006

Books

  • Tatum, Melissa, 

    Mvskoke Law Reporter: The Decisions of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation (2006) (general ed., with Michelle Grunsted).

2005

Articles in Books

  • Tatum, Melissa, 

    Cohen’s Handbook of Federal Indian Law (2005) (contributing author).

2004

Articles

Other Writings

  • Tatum, Melissa, 

    Symposium Foreword (Symposium: Tribal Sovereignty and U.S. v. Lara), 40 Tulsa L. Rev. 1 (2004).

2003

Articles

  • Tatum, Melissa, 

    Establishing Penalties for Violating Protection Orders: What Tribal Governments Need to Know, 13 Kan. J.L. & Pub. Pol'y 125 (2003).

    Available at: http://papers.ssrn.com/abstract=1086105

Other Writings

  • Tatum, Melissa, 

    Is Tribal Criminal Jurisdiction over Non-Member Indians Based on Inherent Sovereignty or on a Delegation of Federal Power?, 2003 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cases 214.

2002

Books

  • Tatum, Melissa, 

    The Little Black Book: A Do-It Yourself Manual for Law Student Competitions (2002) (co-author, with Barbara Kay Bucholtz & Martin A. Frey).

Articles

  • Tatum, Melissa, 

    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: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1086113

Other Writings

  • Tatum, Melissa, 

    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).

  • Tatum, Melissa, 

    Indigenous People's Rights, International Law of, in The Oxford Companion to American Law 417 (Kermit L. Hall ed. in chief, 2002).

2001

Other Writings

  • Tatum, Melissa, 

    Foreword (Symposium: Native American Law), 37 Tulsa L. Rev. 481 (2001).

  • Tatum, Melissa, 

    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).