Join us for our first program of the 2018 Indian Law seminar series. January's session focuses on dealing with difficult clients from a tribal perspective. Course includes interactive hypotheticals to help analyze issues pertinent to dealing with difficult clients. Topics include:
Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Professor of Law & Director of the Indigenous Law & Policy Center, Michigan State University College of Law
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How federal cannabis enforcement policy changes affect Tribes & Indian Country.
Lael Echo-Hawk, Of Counsel
HOBBS STRAUS DEAN & WALKER, LLP
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Seminar discusses the origins of the use of blood quantum to define Indian legal identity, its evolution, and its current use by the federal government and tribal governments. Within that larger structure, the talk will include a discussion of the Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood as the primary document defining Indian legal identity, and its lack of statutory or regulatory controls.
Paul Spruhan, Assistant Attorney General of the Litigation and Employment Unit, Navajo Nation Department of Justice
Michael Oeser, Senior Tribal Counsel, Ho-Chunk Nation Department of Justice
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Annual Update on current ICWA cases and issues.
Kathryn Fort, Director, Indian Law Clinic and Adjunct Professor, Michigan State University College of Law
April Erin Olson, Partner, Rothstein Donatelli LLP
Ethics of Indian Law Practice, including cultural competency.
Amanda Lomayesva, General Counsel, Casino Del Sol Resort
T.J. McReynolds, In-House Legal Counsel, Pueblo of Nambe
Faculty: Burton W. Warrington
TICA is a non-profit 501(c)(6) organization created to provide resources and networking opportunities to assist tribal in-house practitioners.