Tag Archives: New Mexico

Update: Tribal Law Journal 20th Anniversary Symposium

The Tribal Law Journal is hosting its 20th Anniversary Symposium on Honoring Indigenous Dispute Resolution. Speakers include Rep. Deb Haaland and the Honorable Robert Yazzie. There will also be a screening of Tribal Justice, with film panelists the Honorable Abby … Continue reading

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Pathways to the Legal Profession: Pre-Law Advisor Training Conference

Learn more and register here. About the Conference The Pathways to the Legal Profession Conference aims to increase the number of competitive Native law school applicants nationwide. Recent scholarship by the American Bar Association and others establishes that Native Americans … Continue reading

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Update: New Mexico Annual Indian Law Section CLE (DATE CHANGED!)

The Indian Law Section of the New Mexico State Bar is hosting its annual CLE on Monday, December 10 from 9am to 12:15pm. The Indian Law Section’s annual program will focus on topics that will help the Indian law practitioner … Continue reading

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New Mexico’s Children’s Law Institute Conference Call for Presentations

2019 Call for Workshop Proposals I was just asked to speak at this event, and they also forwarded the call for presentations. So submit something, and we can hang out while we educate! We are looking for 1.5 hour long … Continue reading

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Bar Preparation Scholarship Announcement (New Mexico)

To support and promote the practice of Indian Law in New Mexico and to help defray the costs of preparing for and taking the New Mexico bar examination, the Indian Law Section of the State Bar of New Mexico annually … Continue reading

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Conner & Taggart on the Impact of Gaming on Indian Nations Nationally

Thaddieus W. Conner and William A. Taggart have published “Assessing the Impact of Indian Gaming on American Indian Nations: Is the House Winning?” in Social Science Quarterly. Send me an email if you need a copy. Abstract here: Objective. The objective of this … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal article on protections for Mount Taylor in NM

The article describes struggles between the Acoma Pueblo, Pueblo of Laguna, Zuni, and Navajo and ranchers regarding whether Mt. Taylor should be protected from mining because of its sacred character.

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New Mexico State Police Officer Arrested by Laguna Tribal Police

Story and video on KOB News here.

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“Indian Education in New Mexico 2025” A Report

Here: NMIndianEdRpt2011Apr2411 From the executive summary: This study indicates that best practices in Indian education entail providing a culturally responsive education for Native students. Culturally responsive education requires systemic reform and transformation in educational ideologies. Such a task is not easily accomplished … Continue reading

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New Mexico’s Sex Offender Law Not Applicable in Indian Country

The New Mexico Court of Appeals ruled that Indians living in Indian Country, not employed or in school outside of Indian Country who were convicted of sex offenses in a court other than a New Mexico court, are not required … Continue reading

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