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Competitive Sovereign Erosion and Tribal Sovereignty

Michael D.O. Rusco explores the concept of “competitive sovereign erosion,” or the subsuming of one sovereign by another sovereign within the same nation. Rusco points to the recent Oklahoma v. Castro-Huerta ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court as “further proof that this axiom of United States federalism and the Law of Nations is the root cause of the slow erosion of tribal sovereignty over time.” Read more here.