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INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTS:

Universal Declaration of Human Rights
http://www.un.org/Overview/rights.html

American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man, O.A.S.
http://www.hrcr.org/docs/OAS_Declaration/oasrights.html

UN Convention Relating to the Status of Stateless Persons
http://www2.ohchr.org/english/law/stateless.htm

U.N.  Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
http://untreaty.un.org/cod/avl/ha/ga_61-295/ga_61-295.html

Amnesty International’s Fair Trial Manual
http://www.amnesty.org/en/library/info/POL30/002/1998

The International Law Page
http://www.un.org/en/law/index.shtml

NATIVE AMERICAN SECTION:

Native American Law
http://www.lawresearchservices.com/firms/practice/ctnativ.htm

Tribal Sovereignty
http://www.americanbar.org/content/newsletter/publications/gp_solo_magazine_home/gp_solo_magazine_index/marshall.html

Original Indian Title by Felix S. Cohen
http://www.eric.ed.gov/ERICWebPortal/search/detailmini.jsp?_nfpb=true&_&ERICExtSearch_SearchValue_0=ED061008&ERICExtSearch_SearchType_0=no&accno=ED061008

ANCIENT TREATIES:

The Treaty of Grenada, 1492
http://www.cyberistan.org/islamic/treaty1492.html

Treaty of Peace and Friendship between U.S. and Morocco, 1786
http://www.patriotfiles.com/index.php?name=Sections&req=viewarticle&artid=2660&page=1

U.S. Treaties With The Barbary Powers: 1786-1836
http://www.usconstitution.net/tripoli.html

MAJOR LEGAL DOCUMENTS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA:

Articles of Association
http://avalon.law.yale.edu/18th_century/contcong_10-20-74.asp

Declaration of Independence
http://avalon.law.yale.edu/18th_century/declare.asp

Articles of Confederation
http://avalon.law.yale.edu/18th_century/artconf.asp

Constitution of the United States of America
http://avalon.law.yale.edu/18th_century/usconst.asp

Dred Scott v. John Sandford, 60 U.S. 393 (1856)
http://caselaw.lp.findlaw.com/scripts/getcase.pl?navby=search&linkurl=%3C%LINKURL%%3E&graphurl=%3C%GRAPHURL%%3E&court=US&case=/us/60/393.html

Historic Supreme Court Decisions – cited by party name
http://supct.law.cornell.edu/supct/html/historics/USSC_CR_0060_0393_ZS.html%20ere.