Her piece in The Circle is here.
Her piece in The Circle is here.
I saw Prof. Sax speak at David Getches’ memorial symposium at Colorado Law a little over a year ago. Glad I did.
Bad River Legal Environmental Intern:
Agenda here. Our own Wenona Singel will be talking about careers in tribal law on Friday.
More details here.
The conference will be held at Ziibiwing.
Pokagons Honor Co-Editor of Cohen’s Handbook
DOWAGIAC, Mich. — March 10, 2014 — The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi honored Dean Nell Jessup Newton of the Notre Dame Law School at a dinner Thursday, March 6 for her work in editing Cohen’s Handbook of Federal Indian Law, a preeminent resource used throughout Indian Country. The dinner was held at the Morris Inn on the campus of Notre Dame.
In the photos:
Jason S. Wesaw, a Pokagon artist, describes his work for Dean Newton. His pottery piece shown was commissioned to be gifted to the Dean for her important legal work with Native Americans. Wesaw also began the evening with an honor song for Dean Newton.
The group gathered after the dinner below a photo of the Notre Dame Golden Dome: left to right: Ed Williams (Pokagon Potawatomi), general counsel of the Pokagon Band, Stephen Rambeaux, court administrator of the Pokagon Tribal Court, Matt Martin (Pokagon Potawatomi), VP of security at Four Winds Casino Resort , Judy Winchester (Pokagon Potawatomi),Chairman John Warren of the Pokagon Band, Acting Treasurer Tom Topash of the Pokagon Band, Dean Newton, Michaelina Magnuson-Martin (Pokagon Potawatomi), Andrea Topash-Rios (Pokagon Potawatomi) associate professional specialist at Notre Dame, Paul Shagen (Bay Mills), associate general counsel of the Pokagon Band and adjunct law instructor at Notre Dame, Tim Sexton, associate VP of Public Affairs at Notre Dame, Jason S. Wesaw (Pokagon Potawatomi).
About The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians
The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians’ sovereignty was reaffirmed under legislation signed into law by President Clinton in September of 1994. The Pokagon Band is dedicated to providing community development initiatives such as housing, education, family services, medical care and cultural preservation for its approximately 4,800 citizens. The Pokagon Band’s ten county service area includes four counties in Southwestern Michigan and six in Northern Indiana. Its main administrative offices are located in Dowagiac, Mich., with a satellite office in South Bend, Ind. More information is available at www.pokagonband-nsn.gov.
Media Contacts: Paige Risser, (269)462-4283, Paige.Risser@pokagonband-nsn.gov # # #
Here is today’s order list.
The petitions are here.
Here are the updated materials in Federal Trade Commission v. AMG (D. Nev.):
Here. An important read.
Here are the updated materials in Nambé Pueblo Housing Authority v. Department of Housing and Urban Development (D. Colo.):
Here is an excerpt from the order:
the defendants shall restore to Plaintiff Nambe Pueblo Housing Entity all Indian Housing Block Grant funds that it has recaptured for twenty-three units located in housing projects known as NM99B040011 (Project 11) and Project NM99B040013 (Project 13)and one unit located in the housing project known as NM99B040017 (Project 17); the Defendants shall refrain from threatening recapture of funding associated with those units and shall not act upon any threatened recapture; that on or before April 15, 2014, Plaintiff Nambe Pueblo Housing Entity shall submit a proposed form of judgment, specifying the amounts to be paid to it and the asserted sources of the payment; that if Plaintiff Nambe Pueblo Housing Entity claims entitlement to payment for underfunding because HUD excluded those units from its FCAS in a particular year, the proposed form of judgment should include a separate itemization for those amounts, which may be submitted by May 15, 2014. An Appendix may be provided to explain the calculation of the amount owed and the record support for the claim. The Plaintiff’s request for attorney’s fees and costs will be addressed after entry of judgment, by Judge Richard P. Matsch on 3/7/2014.
Prior post in this case is here.