Michigan Bar Journal Article on the Michigan Indian Family Preservation Act

Norika L. Kida Betti and Cameron Ann Fraser have published “Michigan Indian Family Preservation Act at Seven Years” in the November 2019 issue of the Michigan Bar Journal.

Michigan Bar Journal Indian Law Issue — August 2019



Tribal Law Resources and American Indian Law Research Guides

by Jan Bissett and Margi Heinen

Indian Law Articles in This Month’s Judicial Notice (New York Court Publication)


4 New York’s Quest for Jurisdiction over Indian Lands by Hon. Carrie Garrow

20 New York State’s Recent Judicial Collaboration with Indigenous Partners: The Story of New York’s Federal-State-Tribal Courts and Indian Nations Justice Forum by Hon. Marcy L. Kahn

34 The Origins and Evolution of the Indian Child Welfare Act by Danielle J. Mayberry

48 Thomas Indian School: Social Experiment Resulting in Traumatic Effects by Lori V. Quigley, Ph.D.

Federal Lawyer Annual Indian Law Edition 2019


Tribes and Cannabis: Reaching New Highs in the Burgeoning Cannabis Marketplace
U.S. Sales of Legal cannabis reached $9.2 billion in 2017 – a 33 percent increase over 2016 – and are on track to reach $24.5 billion by 2021. 


Pipleline to Tribal Soveignty: Celebrating the Pre-Law Summer Institute’s 50th Class
If you ask Native American attorneys how they prepared for law school, chances are they’ll tell you they attended the American Indian Law Center Inc.’s Pre-Law Summer Institute (PLSI).
The Violence Against Women Act of 2018: A Step in the Right Direction for Indian Children and Federal Indian Law
It is well-settled law that if a person who violates the laws of the United States is a resident of another country, that person falls within the criminal jurisdiction of the United States. Similarly, if a person crosses state lines and commits child abuse in another state, he or she falls under the jurisdiction of the state where the crime was committed.
Rethinking Administrative Advocacy: A Step-by-Step Approach from Former Government Insiders
In today’s political climate, with frequent changes in leadership positions and new policy agendas, there has never been a better time to develop or brush up your administration advocacy skills to better achieve success for your client.

UPDATE — Suquamish is the first tribe with a compact with a state… here.