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Native Peoples Law Lawyers In Mount Prospect Illinois

Mount Prospect is a village in Elk Grove and Wheeling Townships in Cook County, Illinois, about 22 miles (35 km) northwest of downtown Chicago, making it one of the inner suburbs. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 56,265. In 2009, BusinessWeek magazine ranked Mount Prospect as the best place in the country to raise children.

What is native peoples law?

Native Peoples Law is the area of law related to those peoples indigenous to the continent at the time of European colonization specifically Native Indians, Native Hawaiians, Alaska Natives and other native groups. Attorneys who practice native peoples law handle cases involving disputes related to the limited power of the federal government to regulate tribe property and activity, and cases involving unlawful discrimination against native peoples.

Answers to native peoples law issues in Illinois

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