Comanche Nation, Oklahoma
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Tribal Code:

The tribe's judicial system includes a Court of Indian Offenses ("CFR court"), which is subject to the regulations found at the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 25, Chapter 1, Part 11?Courts of Indian Offenses and Law and Order Code.

See NILL catalog records for code.

Tribal Constitution:

At tribe's website.

At NILL website.

See NILL catalog record for constitution.

Tribal Court Opinions:

At Indian Law Reporter (not available online). 1990-1992. See NILL's cumulative subject index of tribal court cases in the ILR. (Abbreviations: Ct. Ind. App., Comanche; Com. Ch. Ct.)

Southwest Intertribal Court of Appeals / SWITCA Reporter (not available online). 1990-.

At Westlaw ($$$). Database: OKTRIB-CS. Oklahoma Tribal Court Reports. Opinions issued by one of the CFR or tribal courts in Oklahoma, including the tribal courts, Courts of Indian Appeals, and Courts of Indian Offenses. 1979-.

Other Legal Materials:

See NILL catalog records for other tribe materials.

Contact Info

584 NW Bingo Rd.
Lawton, OK 73507

Tribal Court:

Comanche Tribal Children's Court website

P.O. Box 646
Lawton, OK 73502


Research Tools

United States Tribal Courts Directory. By A. Schwartz and M.J.B. Hunter.

Tiller's Guide to Indian Country: Economic Profiles of American Indian Reservations. Tiller Research, Inc. (see older version online at the Internet Archive)

Tribal Leaders Directory. (BIA)

Directories of Tribes and Alaska Native Villages. (NILL)

How to Build a Tribal Legal History. Indian Nation Archives