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Federal Criminal Enforcement & Tribal Nations

As “domestic dependent nations” that “retain sovereign powers,” Tribal Nations have limited sovereignty in relation to the federal government.[1] The Constitution’s Commerce Clause lists “Indian Tribes” separately from the several states and foreign nations, but this “government-to-government” approach presents numerous sovereignty concerns with significant implications for federal criminal enforcement.

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