72 ABA Journal Tribal Law/Courts articles.
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Nov 1, 2015 12:40 AM CDT
“Conversion therapy,” which seeks to change an individual’s sexual orientation or gender identity, has been rejected by a long list of medical organizations, James J.S. Holmes told the ABA’s…
Aug 4, 2015 12:53 PM CDT
For Tom Gede, a member of the Indian Law & Order Commission, the most emotional part of the entity’s work took place in Alaska.
That was where the commission,…
Jul 30, 2015 6:56 PM CDT
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Jan 1, 2015 5:53 AM CST
The United States has agreed to pay the Navajo Nation $554 million in a record settlement with an American tribe in litigation over mismanagement of tribal resources.
The payment settles…
Sep 26, 2014 10:00 AM CDT
A Florida judge has thrown out a malpractice case brought by the Miccosukee Indian tribe alleging more than $10 million in billing fraud by two prominent Miami lawyers, the Dec 16, 2013 7:17 PM CST
The Cherokee Nation says in court papers filed last week that sovereign immunity protects it from efforts to collect more than $1 million in legal fees by lawyers for the…
Nov 25, 2013 7:35 PM CST
In a bitter custody dispute between a South Carolina adoptive couple and a child’s Native American birth father, the U.S. Supreme Court has sided with the adoptive parents. In Justice…
Jun 25, 2013 6:45 PM CDT
A federal judge put 19 lawyers in his Salt Lake City jury room on Monday morning and told them he hoped they would “identify genuine issues” in a nearly 40-year-old…
Jun 24, 2013 6:50 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear an adoption dispute involving a toddler named Veronica and an American Indian father who initially renounced his parental rights by text message.…
Jan 7, 2013 2:38 PM CST
Oct 1, 2012 5:10 AM CDT
Kevin Washburn, dean of the University of New Mexico Law School, was recently nominated to head the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs.
A member of Oklahoma’s Chickasaw Nation, the Aug 7, 2012 4:26 PM CDT