Author Archives: Sarah M Donnelly

About Sarah M Donnelly

Program Coordinator for the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law.

California Indian Law Association 17th Annual Indian Law Conference & Gala

Link: Register CILA is pleased to announce that its 17th Annual Indian Law Conference & Gala will take place at the Thunder Valley Casino and Resort, 1200 Athens Avenue, Lincoln, California. Attorneys attending the Conference may receive 6.00 Regular MCLE credits. Agenda at … Continue reading

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Kialegee Tribal Town Sues DOI Over Jurisdiction After Muscogee (Creek) Nation Raid

Links: Tulsa World coverage Download(PDF) complaint in the matter of Kialegee Tribal Town v. Zinke et al, 17-cv-01670 (D.C. Circuit August 17, 2017): Doc. 1 – Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief Kialegee Tribal Town is arguing the precedence of … Continue reading

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Cherokee Nation Says Recent 10th Cir. Decision Supports Tribal Court Jurisdiction Over Drugmakers

Download(PDF) brief in the matter of McKesson Corp. et al. v. Hembree et al., 17-cv-00323 (D. Okla.): Doc. 107 – Supplemental Memorandum of Defendant Attorney General Todd Hembree In Opposition to Plaintiffs’ Motion for a Preliminary Injunction Links: Previous posts, Murphy … Continue reading

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Friday Job Announcements

Job vacancies are posted on Friday. Some announcements might still appear throughout the week. If you would like your Indian law job posted on Turtle Talk, please email indigenous@law.msu.edu. Fond Du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Tribal Court Strategic Planning RFP. The consultant … Continue reading

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NCJFCJ & NAICJA Webinar on Planning a Healing to Wellness Court

Link: Announcement and registration Planning a Healing to Wellness Court: Inspiration and Vision to Get Started Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at 12 pm PT/1 pm MT/2 pm CT/3 pm ET (90 minutes)

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NAICJA Award Nominations Open Through August 25

Link: Award criteria and nomination form The National American Indian Court Judges Association (NAICJA) requests nominations for its judicial awards. There are four (4) NAICJA awards: the Lifetime Achievement Award, the Judicial Excellence Award, the Court Support Excellence Award and … Continue reading

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Register Now for the 2017 Indigenous Law Conference

Links: Tentative Agenda, Registration, TICA sponsorship and membership, Artist Asia Tail

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Friday Job Announcements

Job vacancies are posted on Friday. Some announcements might still appear throughout the week. If you would like your Indian law job posted on Turtle Talk, please email indigenous@law.msu.edu. Hopi Tribe Chief Prosecutor. Responsible for the executive and administrative control of the Tribal Prosecutor’s … Continue reading

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Friday Job Announcements

Job vacancies are posted on Friday. Some announcements might still appear throughout the week. If you would like your Indian law job posted on Turtle Talk, please email indigenous@law.msu.edu. Sauk-Suiattle Indian Tribe General Counsel. Persons interested in applying should send a letter of interest, writing … Continue reading

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NCJFCJ & NAICJA Webinar on Trauma-Informed Court Systems in Tribal Communities

Download(PDF): Announcement Link: Registration Trauma-Informed Court Systems Thursday, July 27, 2017 at  12 pm PT / 1 pm MT / 2 pm CT / 3 pm ET

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