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Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

Covers Indian law and politics. By the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law.

http://turtletalk.wordpress.com/
  • Jun 29

    Nooksack Court of Appeals: Court Clerk in Contempt and Writ Against Tribal Council

    Nooksack Court of Appeals: Court Clerk in Contempt and Writ Against Tribal Council
    In re Gabriel Galanda v Nooksack Tribal Court Order Finding Clerk Betty Leathers in Contempt.  This action concerns the Nooksack 306 attorneys’ separate complaint for disbarment, which the Court Clerk illegally rejected…
  • Jun 29

    Washoe Tribe Vacancies: General Counsel and Tribal Prosecutor

    Washoe Tribe Vacancies: General Counsel and Tribal Prosecutor
    Link to GC announcement here. Link to request for prosecutorial services here. For the Prosecutor RFP, Tribal Council has expressed a willingness to take a recent, unlicensed law school graduate. Both positions are for immediate hire.
  • Jun 29

    Tribal Issues Advisory Group’s Final Report on Impact of Sentencing Guideline

    Tribal Issues Advisory Group’s Final Report on Impact of Sentencing Guideline
    Link to final report (PDF) here. Link to previous coverage here. Some key recommendations: Adding commentary to guide when tribal court convictions may be considered for a possible upward departure in the defendant’s criminal history…
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Native American Legal Update

Native American Legal Update

Covers Native American art, gaming, employment, and treaties. By Foster Pepper.

http://www.nativelegalupdate.com/
  • Jun 28

    9th Circuit Upholds Tribal Treaty Rights In Salmon Culverts Case

    9th Circuit Upholds Tribal Treaty Rights In Salmon Culverts Case
    Kitsapsun.com The 9th Cirucit Court of Appleals has ruled that Washington state must repair road culverts that are blocking salmon from swimming to spawning areas because the pipes violate fishing rights protected by tribal treatie.  The…
  • Jun 27

    Dollar General Case Highlights Tribal Sovereignty In Business Dealing

    Dollar General Case Highlights Tribal Sovereignty In Business Dealing
     By Lisa Nagele-Piazza, SHRM-SCP, J.D., senior legal editor for SHRM. A tribal court for the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians has jurisdiction to decide a case involving a teen worker at a Dollar General store on tribal land who…
  • Jun 23

    Supreme Court Upholds Tribal Court Jurisdiction In Dollar General Case

    Supreme Court Upholds Tribal Court Jurisdiction In Dollar General Case
    In the much-anticipated ruling in the Dollar General v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians case, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed the right of the tribal court to assert jurisdiction over a non-tribal corporation operating its…
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Indian Legal Program

Indian Legal Program

By the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law.

http://newsletters.asucollegeoflaw.com/ilp/
  • Jun 27

    Job Opportunity – Assistant Tribal Prosecutor

    Job Opportunity – Assistant Tribal Prosecutor
    Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Court Fort Yates, ND 58538 The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe requests applications for an ASSISTANT TRIBAL PROSECUTOR/SPECIAL ASSISTANT US ATTORNEY (SAUSA) for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Court. See full job…
  • Jun 24

    Job Opportunity – Director, Bureau of Indian Education

    Job Opportunity – Director, Bureau of Indian Education
    Office of the Secretary of the Interior Salary Range: $168,315.00 to $185,100.00 / Per Year Location: Washington, D.C. Closing Date: 7/8/16 Established in 1824, Indian Affairs is the oldest bureau of the U.S. Department of the…
  • Jun 24

    Job Opportunity – Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs Coordinator

    Job Opportunity – Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs Coordinator
    National Indian Gaming Commission Location: Washington, D.C. Salary Range: $64,650.00 to $100,736.00 / Per Year Closing date: 6/29/16 This position is located in the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC). The NIGC is an independent Federal…
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National Indian Law Library --…

National Indian Law Library -- News

Covers Native American legal issues, published by the National Indian Law Library, a public law library devoted to federal Indian and tribal law.

http://nilllibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 23

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/23

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/23
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2015-2016update.htmlPetition for certiorari was filed on 5/26/16 in Tunica-Biloxi Gaming Authority v. Zaunbrecher (Tribal Sovereign Immunity).Judgment was affirmed by an…
  • Jun 17

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/17

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/17
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2015-2016update.htmlPetition for certiorari was filed on 6/13/16 in Lewis v. Clarke (Tribal Sovereign Immunity - Damages Actions Against Tribal Employees) Find the latest…
  • Jun 13

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/13

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/13
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2015-2016update.htmlU.S. v. Bryant (Uncounseled Tribal-court Misdemeanor Convictions) was decided on 6/13/16. Petition for certiorari was denied in Seminole Tribe v. Stranburg…
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Native American Law Focus

Native American Law Focus

Provides legal updates and news for tribal governments and their enterprises. By Miller Nash LLP.

http://www.nativeamericanlawfocus.com/
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For the Seventh Generation Blog

For the Seventh Generation Blog

Protecting Native Nations for the Seventh Generation. News, views, and opinions about federal Indian law and tribal governance by law professors who teach in the field.

http://tribal-law.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 24

    Geneva Institute on Indigenous People

    Geneva Institute on Indigenous People
    If you are a law student interested in studying abroad, the University of Tulsa offers a program in Geneva relating to Indigenous people. The 2009 program will run July 4 - August 1, 2009, and the classes offered for the first two weeks are…
  • Apr 14

    Transcript of Argument in Plains Commerce Bank v. Long Family Land & Cattle

    Transcript of Argument in Plains Commerce Bank v. Long Family Land & Cattle
    The transcript of the argument today in Plains Commerce Bank v. Long Family Land & Cattle is available here. Surprisingly, the Court was heavily interested in the idea that a majority Indian-owned corporation might be considered an Indian…
  • Mar 25

    OK AG values Bank over Battered Women

    OK AG values Bank over Battered Women
    This was originally submitted to the Tulsa World as an op-ed piece, but was not published:update as of 4/10/08: The Tulsa World did indeed publish this an op-ed piece, The Native American Times reprinted it and the Cherokee Phoenix plans to…
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