Legal

January 01, 2016
By:
Steven Newcomb

Let’s be clear about something.

December 21, 2015
By:
Ruth Hopkins

I’ve heard it dozens of times: folks justify the appropriation of Native culture and the theft of sacred rites and ceremonies by saying there’s no injury; that it’s essentially harmless, or even beneficial.

December 19, 2015
By:
Matthew H. Birkhold

[For many, this Holiday Season is an occasion to reevaluate the Pilgrim story and celebrate our new understanding of the historical relationship between Europeans and Native Americans.

December 18, 2015
By:
Peter d'Errico

The oral argument in Dollar General v. Choctaw Indians opened on an inauspicious note.

December 09, 2015
By:
Ruth Hopkins

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has appointed Jody Wilson-Raybould, a First Nations woman, as Minister of Justice and Attorney-General.

December 06, 2015
By:
Frank Hopper

 

December 05, 2015
By:
Peter d'Errico

On December 7, 2015, the United States Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Dollar General v.

December 04, 2015
By:
Mike Myers

An interesting case has landed in the U.S. Supreme Court: Dollar General v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.

December 01, 2015
By:
Steven Newcomb

A dispute between the store chain Dollar General and the Mississippi Band of Choctaw has reached the U.S. Supreme Court. The issue before the Court in Dollar General Corp. v.

November 24, 2015
By:
Peter d'Errico

Dollar General corporation (Dolgencorp) wants to escape the jurisdiction of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, where the parents of a youth intern are suing Dolgen for sexual abuse of their child by the manager of a Dollar General store on Choctaw land.

November 23, 2015
By:
Anne Keala Kelly

Note: This column fist appeared on the Honolulu Star Advertiser Site on Novemeber, 8, 2015.

November 21, 2015
By:
Adrianne Chalepah

Last Sunday, a group of indigenous women and children chalked statistics, quotes, and hashtags on the downtown sidewalks of Durango, Colorado. I was one of them. We wanted to start a dialogue about why indigenous women in the U.S.

November 18, 2015
By:
Jon Tester

“Native Americans maintain vibrant cultures and traditions and hold a deeply rooted sense of community.”

November 07, 2015
By:
Steve Russell

I’ve always thought that American lawyers would better serve the profession if, like English barristers, they could at any time be called upon to argue for either side, even in criminal cases.

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