The American Indian Law Review serves as a nationwide scholarly forum for analysis of developments in legal issues pertaining to Native Americans and indigenous peoples worldwide. Publishing two issues each year, AILR circulates in-depth articles by legal scholars, attorneys and other expert observers. In addition, the Review provides comments and notes written by student members and editors on a variety of Indian law-related topics.

Current Issue: Volume 47, Number 1 (2023)




Special Features


Samantha A. Tamura

Managing Editor

Shelby F. Mann

Executive Editor

Gabrielle Jones

Business Development Editor

Kianna Maxson-Udenze

Articles Development Editor

Garrett Reynolds

Assistant Managing Editors

Thomas G. Hamilton
Alexander Hankhouse
Grace Slaff
Ashley N. Youngblood

Assistant Executive Editors

Taylor K. Crossley
Merit Marshall
Keiteyana Parks
Palmer Scott
Rebecca Sheetz
AshLynn M. Wilkerson

Research Editors

Branden Blaylock
Justine Ellis
Jordan Medaris
Ashley N. Youngblood

Writing Competitions Editor

Palmer Scott


Andrew Case
Hilda Loury
Cole McDaniel
Sheridan Patterson

Member Candidates

Meg Bloom
Camryn A. Conroy
Madelynn M. Dancer
Kara Givens
James Hulin
Rebecca M. Kamp
LeeAnn Littlejohn
Nicole Low
Reagan McGuire
Mackenzie Merideth
Miranda Padilla
Rudy A. Sanchez
J. Santana Spangler-Day
Brantly Stockton
Caroline Stout-Thurmaier
Dillon M. Sullivan
Stassi M. Vullo
Hunter Westfahl
Rachel M. Yost

Editorial Advisor

Michael F. Waters, M.A.