Tribal Law/Courts

National Pulse

American Indians challenging eagle feather rules get a boost from Hobby Lobby ruling

Verdicts & Settlements

US will pay Navajo Nation $554M to settle suit claiming mismanagement of resources

Legal Ethics

Indian tribe’s malpractice case against former lawyers thrown out

Attorney Fees

Tribe says sovereign immunity protects it from paying $1M attorney fees in Baby Veronica case

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS sides with adoptive couple, says Indian Child Welfare Act doesn’t apply

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge sequesters 19 lawyers in jury room, tells them to ‘identify genuine issues’ by 2 pm

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court to Hear Adoption Case Involving Baby Veronica and American Indian Dad


October 28, 1867: Medicine Lodge Treaty Is Signed

Government Law

New Mexico Law School Dean Nominated to Head Bureau of Indian Affairs


Economics and Culture Both Put Their Stamp on Ethics Rules in Tribal Courts

Legal Ethics

Navajo Nation Supreme Court Disbars Lawyer for His Contrary Legal Advice

Opening Statements

Living History

International Law

Law Professor, Judge and Legal Advocacy Group Share $500K Gruber Prize

Tribal Law/Courts

DOJ Calls for Better Law Enforcement on Indian Reservations

Native American Law

Okla. High Court Holds Injured Casino Patrons Can Sue in State Courts

Tribal Rights

Colo. Tribe Enforces 1874 Treaty, Expands Hunting to Public Land

Tribal Law/Courts

Judge Rules Utah Tribe Is Phony, Throws Out Arbitration Awards

U.S. Supreme Court

Status of Late-Recognized Indian Tribes at Issue in High Court Case


Building Your Dream Practice


Flanked By Marshals, Federal Judge Visits Troubled Trailer Park