KU 2019 Tribal Law & Government Conference

You’re invited to KU Law’s 23rd annual
Tribal Law & Government Conference
The U.S. Supreme Court and the Future of Federal Indian Law

March 8, 2019 | 8:45 AM – 4:45 PM | 104 Green Hall 
University of Kansas School of Law
1535 W. 15th Street | Lawrence, KS
6.5 hours CLE, including 1 hour of ethics, approved in KS + MO ($60)
Lunch provided

The 2019 conference speakers will discuss Indian law cases currently before the Supreme Court and the future of federal Indian law. Speakers include:

  • Bethany Berger, Professor, University of Connecticut School of Law
  • Ian Gershengorn, Chair of the Appellate and Supreme Court Practice Group at Jenner and Block
  • Ethan Jones, Yakama Nation
  • Monte Mills, Professor, Alexander Blewett III School of Law at the University of Montana
  • Vivien Olsen, Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation
  • Colette Routel, Professor, Mitchell Hamline School of Law
  • Joel Williams, Native American Rights Fund

View the complete schedule at law.ku.edu/tribal#conference. Questions? Contact Rebecca Clayton at rclayton@ku.edu.

Next Week’s Kansas Indian Law Conference Agenda

Here is the website.

And the agenda:

University of Kansas School of Law
February 3, 2012
301 Relays, Burge Union
University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

9:00-9:10 Welcome and Introductions
Richard Monette (Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians)

9:10-10:00 Making American Indian Legal Scholarship Practical and Influential
Matthew L.M. Fletcher (Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa),
Professor and Director, Indigenous Law & Policy Center, Michigan State University College of Law

10:00-10:10 Break

10:10-11:00 Indian Tribes and Human Rights Accountability
Wenona Singel (Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa), Assistant Professor and Associate Director, Indigenous Law & Policy Center, Michigan State University College of Law

11:00-11:10 Break

11:10-12:00 Crow Tribal Water Settlement Act
Heather Whiteman Runs Him (Crow), Deputy Executive Counsel of the Crow Nation

12:00-1:10 Lunch (on your own)

1:10-2:00 Selected Federal and State Court Case Updates
Melody L. McCoy (Cherokee), Staff Attorney, Native American Rights Fund

2:00-2:10 Break

2:10-3:00 Violence Against Women Act
Terri Henry (North Carolina Tribe of Cherokee), Executive Director of  Star Clan

3:00-3:10 Break

3:10-4:00 Indian Gaming Regulation and the Impact on Indian Law
Sharon House (Oneida Nation of Wisconsin). Attorney specializing in Indian law, negotiations, gaming, regulation, franchising, corporations, and finance.

4:00-4:10 Closing Remarks