Lloyd Miller: A New Deal for Native America

From Lloyd Miller, partner in the law firm of Sonosky, Chambers, Sachse, Endreson & Perry, LLP: In only two months President Obama has already begun to make his mark in forging a new era in Native American affairs.  After eight…

HHS in the News, and in Regulations, and in Lawsuits

Late last week, this article from Politico started making the rounds: But the Trump administration contends the tribes are a race rather than separate governments, and exempting them from Medicaid work rules — which have been approved in three states…

2017 ILPC/TICA Law Conference

Tentative Agenda Registration TICA sponsorship and membership Artist Asia Tail East Lansing Marriott (conference hotel). Panel Presentations: Keynote Address: Paul Spruhan’s “In-House Tribal Counsel’s Guide to Amicus Brief” The Federal Landscape: Laws, Legislation, and Regulation Jean Back’s “Workplace Behavior and…

DOI Consultation Notice on DOI Reorganization

Download(PDF): Tribal Listening Sessions on E.O. 13871: Reorganization of the Executive Branch Acting Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs, Michael S. Black, invites Tribal leaders to attend one of the listed listening sessions to provide input on improving “efficiency, effectiveness, and accountability”…

Judge Approves Ramah Class Action Settlement

Ramah Final Approval Order Feb 24 2016 Ramah Final Approval Opinion Feb 24 2016 Dear Respected Tribal Leaders: Earlier today, Judge Parker issued a final order approving the $940,000,000 Ramah class action settlement against the BIA.  We have attached the…

2016 ILPC/TICA Conference

PowerPoint Presentations and Materials from the Conference Keynote Address: Professor Kevin Washburn, “Beyond Tribal Self-Governance” Tribal Risk Management 101: The Basics Every In-House Counsel Needs to Know Tribes Lobbying Congress: Who Wins and Why: Professor Kirsten Carlson Matoy presentation and handout,…