Category Archives: legal ethics

Federal Court Denies Application by Non-Lawyer Tribal Bar Assn. Members for Admission to Practice

Here are the materials in O’Neil v. Gilman (D. Mont.): 1 Complaint 9 Motion to Dismiss 14 Opposotion 15 Reply 16 Magistrate R&R 17 DCT Order

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New Paper Focuses on Double Taxation in Indian Country

Link to article here. Citation and abstract: Croman, K. S., & Taylor, J. B. (2016). Why beggar thy Indian neighbor? The case for tribal primacy in taxation in Indian country. Joint Occasional Papers on Native Affairs (JOPNA 2016-1). Tucson, AZ and … Continue reading

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News Profile of Elem Pomo Disenrollments/Banishments; Attorney Withdraws Representation

Here is “Elem Pomo File Federal Suit Against Banishment.” Here is the complaint in John et. al. v. Garcia et. al., 16-cv-02368 (N.D. Cali.) An excerpt: At this time it is unclear who will be defending the federal suit, Boland said. … Continue reading

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Galanda on Tribal Lawyer Ethics & Gaming Per Capita Disputes

Gabriel Galanda has sent me his paper for the 13th Annual Northwest Gaming Law Summit, “Tribal Lawyer Ethics: Gaming Per Capita Disputes”: Gaming Law Summit Tribal Lawyer Ethics Gaming Per Capita Disputes

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Oklahoma Bar’s Indian Law Section CLE Event

Oklahoma City University School of Law is hosting a full day CLE event on the legal power of Indian Tribes. Announcement (PDF) here.

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DOJ Amicus Brief in SD ICWA Class Action Case

The United States came in strongly on the side of the tribes and tribal families for both the enforcement of ICWA and meaningful due process. Here. Thus, from the very start of an emergency removal, Section 1922 requires state courts, … Continue reading

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MAIBA / MINNCLE 2014 Indian Law Conference

The Minnesota American Indian Bar Association and Minnesota CLE are sponsoring the 2014 Indian Law Conference on Friday, May 2, 2014. The conference will take place at Mystic Lake Casino located on the lands of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community. … Continue reading

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Fletcher: “Bullshit and the Tribal Client”

I’ll be presenting aspects of a draft paper, “Bullshit and the Tribal Client,” at Federal Indian Bar next week. Here is the abstract: While it is well established that lawyers may not lie to their clients, it is not well … Continue reading

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