Tag Archives: ABA

ABA SEER webinar on Researching Federal Indian Law and Tribal Law

ABA’s Native American Resources Committee is sponsoring a webinar on Researching Federal Indian Law and Tribal Law. More information is available here.

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Climate Justice Webinar: Municipal, Tribal, and Legal Action

ABA’s Native American Resources Committee is sponsoring a webinar on climate justice, from the perspective of local actors driving change. More information is available here.  Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM ET.

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The Rights of Indian Children ABA Article

The Rights of Indian Children: Indian Child Welfare Act Regulations | Section of Litigation : Children’s Rights Litigation | Section of Litigation The tribe I worked for decided to “bring the children home” through a focus on children in their … Continue reading

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Free CLE on Stand-Your-Ground Laws and Indian Country at ASU on Monday

Registration is at 2:30 and the event begins at 3 pm. The agenda is here, and more info. is here.

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NNABA Press Release about the ABA Amendment to Include Tribal Court Practitioners

WWW.NATIVEAMERICANBAR.ORG For Immediate Release, August 12, 2014 Contact: Mary L. Smith (202) 236-0339 NNABA APPLAUDS THE HISTORIC VOTE OF THE AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION HOUSE OF DELEGATES TO RECOGNIZE TRIBAL COURT PRACTITIONERS AS FULL MEMBERS PHOENIX—The National Native American Bar Association … Continue reading

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ABA approves resolution to strengthen tribal jurisdiction

I heard from a listserv that the ABA has approved a resolution to strengthen tribal jurisdiction specifically over non-Indian perpetrators of domestic violence and that the resolution also urges that the reauthorization of VAWA include the tribal jurisdiction provisions. While … Continue reading

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ABA urges tribes and states to allow same-sex marriage

Here’s a link to the ABA’s resolution.

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Eastern Band Cherokee Judge Saunooke Article on Diversity on Federal Bench

Here, in the ABA’s Judges’ Journal, from Mike McBride: Saunooke Article Here are other articles from the same issue re: judicial diversity: An Interview with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg By Suzanne Reynolds Racial and Gender Diversity on State Courts: An … Continue reading

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Research, tribal courts | Tagged , , , ,

Business Law Today Feature on Indian Businesses and Tribal Courts

The ABA’s Business Law Today features several short articles on federal Indian law and business here. Links to the articles are below the fold. Our mini-theme: Native America Culture, Business and the Law The law is a system that provides … Continue reading

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