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Indian Civil Rights Act

  • By: Jon'a F. Meyer
  • In: Encyclopedia of Race and Crime
  • Edited by: Helen Taylor Greene & Shaun L. Gabbidon
  • Subject:Race, Ethnicity & Crime, Ethnic Studies

The Indian Civil Rights Act (ICRA), enacted by Congress in 1968, is federal legislation that transfers key provisions of the Bill of Rights to criminal justice processes that occur in Indian Country. This legislation is important in the study of ...

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