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.

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 The unpublished decision is here.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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Tribal Judge Profiles in The Federal Lawyer

Lauryn Boston’s profile of Judge Mark Pouley is here. Schuyler Tilson’s profile of Judge Mary Jo Hunter is here. And my profile of Judge Ron Whitener is here.

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Carole Goldberg Receiving an Honorary Award at UCLA’s Alumni Breakfast at Fed Bar

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Fed Bar Panel on Energy and DAPL: What’s Next for Tribes

Great presentations by Angela Bibens, Jan Hasselman, Doug MacCourt, Pilar Thomas, and Brandy Toelupe Continue reading

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Heather Dawn Thompson Awarded Bush Fellowship

Here’s the press release from Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig’s Heather Dawn Thompson Awarded Prestigious Bush Fellowship DENVER – Apr. 3, 2017 – Heather Dawn Thompson, an attorney in the American Indian Law Practice of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, … Continue reading

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Fed Bar Indian Law Conference starts next Thursday!

Register here.

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Contract Legal Aid Attorney Position at Muckleshoot

This is a one-day-a-week position. The Muckleshoot Tribal Court has an immediate opening for a contract attorney to staff the Court’s free, weekly legal aid clinic. The attorney will provide direct legal services to community members on a wide range … Continue reading

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Amended Panel Decision in the Culverts Case

Here. All aspects of the substantive holding are retained. This new order adds analysis on a couple of issues (recoupment and the State’s futility argument). No word yet on the court’s response to the request for rehearing en banc. View … Continue reading

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Free CLE on Stand-Your-Ground Laws and Indian Country at ASU on Monday

Registration is at 2:30 and the event begins at 3 pm. The agenda is here, and more info. is here.

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