Tag Archives: California

Advancing Native Representation in the Judiciary CILA Webinar

Please join the California Indian Law Association, the Tribal Justice Project, and the Aoki Center for their annual webinar, Advancing Native Representation in the Judiciary, on July 8th at 12pm PST. This webinar will focus on increasing the presence of … Continue reading

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Scholarship Announcement from California Indian Law Association

The California Indian Law Association (CILA) is proud to announce that it will be offering two $5,000 scholarships to current Native American law school students to assist with law school expenses. These new scholarships are made possible through a generous … Continue reading

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California Eliminates Pro Hac Vice Barriers for ICWA Cases

In a celebrate-the-victories post, the state with the most number of ICWA cases has removed major barriers for out of state ICWA attorneys. California notoriously had some of the highest pro hac fees and tightest limitations on the number of … Continue reading

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CILA’s Annual Conference and Gala

The California Indian Law Association’s Annual Conference and Gala October 11-12, 2018 Register now: http://www.calindianlaw.org/ PDF flyer      

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California ICWA Attorneys Pro Hac Waiver Proposal

And the biggest ICWA state joins the movement! Comments on this are due June 8, 2018. Here is the proposal to change the rules to waive associating with local counsel and remove the limit on the number of times appearing … Continue reading

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25th Annual ICWA Conference (California), June 4-6

(Word is I’m speaking at this one.)

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Request for Proposal for Legal Services (California)

The Redwood Valley Little River Band of Pomo Indians in Redwood Valley, C.A. is requesting proposals for legal services from attorneys who are currently licensed to practice law in California or from law firms who currently employ attorneys licensed to … Continue reading

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Bay Area ICWA Symposium Request for Workshop Proposals

Here

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Final Report of the California ICWA Compliance Task Force

Report: ICWA Compliance Task Force – Final Report 2017 Press Release: Task Force Presents California Attorney General with Recommendations for Protecting Safety, Civil Rights of Tribal Children

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Supreme Court Denies Cert in R.P. v. LA County (Alexandria P. Case)

Order List here. 16-500 R. P., ET UX. V. LA CTY. DEPT. CHILDREN, ET AL. The motion of respondent The Minor, Alexandria P. for leave to proceed in forma pauperis is granted. The motion of respondent Father J.E. for leave … Continue reading

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