Author Archives: Ann Tweedy

About Ann Tweedy

Tribal Attorney for Muckleshoot Indian Tribe, legal scholar, adjunct professor at University of Tulsa, and poet. Read more at www.anntweedy.com.

Lawrence Baca Wins FBA’s Sarah T. Hughes Civil Rights Award

Congratulations, Lawrence on this well-deserved honor!! Lawrence Baca’s Bio Lawrence Baca is a Pawnee Indian and at the time of his retirement was Deputy Director of the Office of Tribal Justice, United States Department of Justice. Formerly a Senior Trial … Continue reading

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Australia Through American Eyes

An American reporter’s observations about racism against indigenous people in Australia. Here.

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New Article on Racial Bias in Evidence Rules

Jasmine Gonzales Rose has posted Toward a Critical Race Theory of Evidence on ssrn. The article is forthcoming in the Minnesota Law Review. Here’s the abstract: Scholars, judges, and lawyers have long believed that evidence rules apply equally to all … Continue reading

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Inquest Examining Police Killing at Muckleshoot Comes to an End

Here. Previous coverage here.

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Apparent Hate Crime Victimizing Quinault Tribal Members

Here.

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The Rehearing En Banc Petition in the Culverts Case Has Been DENIED

Here. Dissent to denial of rehearing by Judge O’Scannlain (joined by several other judges). En banc materials here. Panel materials here.

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Prosecutor Job Opening at Muckleshoot.

More information here. Please apply through the Tribe’s HR system.

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Review of The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America

My review of Andrés Reséndez’s The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America is up on JOTWELL: Equality. I highly recommend the book. It’s a dense and emotionally difficult read but well worth it for the knowledge … Continue reading

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Lower Elwha and Federal Government Prevail in NEPA/ESA Suit in the 9th Circuit

NEPA and ESA challenges to hatchery approvals after removal of the Elwha Dam were brought by anti-hatchery environmental groups. The unpublished decision is here. Briefs: Motion for Injunction Opening Brief Tribal Answer Brief Federal Answer Brief Reply Lower court materials … Continue reading

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Quileute Environmental Attorney Job Posting

Here.

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