Mark Trahant
11/19/13
The State of Alaska had a busy week. There are only so many ways to demonstrate contempt for Alaska Natives. Yet the state seemed to find many ways. Logic be damned...
Rob Capriccioso
11/13/13
Another Democratic senator is putting heat on the White House to live up to the federal trust responsibility to tribes by paying full contract support costs (CSC) owed to tribes fo...
Rob Capriccioso
11/12/13
Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn announced November 12 a finalized rule that aims to resolve some problems created for tribes by a recent U.S...
Tanya H. Lee
10/23/13
Legal systems are never easy to navigate, as the U.S. vertical hierarchy of courts, jury options and appeals processes attest...
Gale Courey Toensing
10/11/13
The U.S. Supreme Court did not grant review of any Indian law cases during its “long conference” on October 1, but it didn’t deny them either...
Rob Capriccioso
9/9/13
In June 2012 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Salazar v...
Steve Russell
7/24/13

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is an avatar of hypocrisy in civil rights law. A descendant of slaves hailing from Pin Point, Georgia, his first language was Gullah....

Gale Courey Toensing
7/22/13
A federal appeals court has ruled that the slot machines leased by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe from non-tribal businesses can be taxed...
Brent Leonhard
7/20/13
Brent Leonhard, an attorney for the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation in Oregon, was asked by Indian Country Today Media Network to weigh in on the controversy...

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