Category Archives: Author: Leah Jurss
Matthew Fletcher and Leah Jurss have posted “Tribal Jurisdiction — A Historical Bargain” on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The existing rhetoric surrounding tribal civil jurisdiction over non-Indians often leaves out the historical foundations to that jurisdiction. This article compares … Continue reading →
Department of Justice Press Release here. The decision will take effect on Jan. 1, 2017. Tribal, state and county prosecutors and law enforcement agencies will also continue to have criminal jurisdiction on the reservation. “We believe this decision – made … Continue reading →
Procopio’s Native American Law Practice group seeks summer law clerks for its paid eight to ten week summer internship program. More information available here. Application requires a sample blog post, resume, transcript, and cover letter; due by October 30, 2015.
A group of individuals from Ojibwe nations in Minnesota known as the “1855 Treaty Authority” staged a wild rice harvesting gathering in Nisswa, Minnesota on Hole-in-the-day Lake on August 27, 2015. The location is outside of current reservation boundaries, but … Continue reading →
Application here. Closes September 1, 2015.
Judge Koh (N.D. Calif.) set aside and remanded the Fish & Wildlife Service’s Final 30-Year Rule that extended the maximum duration of permits to take bald and golden eagles from five years to thirty years. The order states that the … Continue reading →
Here. Opening sentences: The Tribe brings this action against the Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) and its agency, the Indian Health Service (“IHS”) seeking redress for their decision to use $1.6 million in funds appropriated for the Pine … Continue reading →
The American Indian Law Center will be holding its 8th Annual Tribal Leadership Conference: Transitions, September 22-23, 2015 in Santa Ana Pueblo, NM. This conference invites all tribal leaders, key tribal administrators, tribal court judges, and court administrators and clerks … Continue reading →
Crowe & Dunlevy, one of Oklahoma’s oldest and largest law firms with offices in Oklahoma City and Tulsa, seeks an attorney with 7-9 years of experience to serve in our expanding Indian Law & Gaming practice group. The firm’s Indian … Continue reading →
In late July, two Northern Arapaho men were shot while inside an alcohol and drug detox facility in Riverton, Wyoming. The FBI has started an investigation into a possible hate crime motive for the fatal shooting. Wyoming is one of … Continue reading →