2012 Past Events


"Legacy of the Inter Tribal Council of Arizona"

Co-Sponsors: Labriola National American Indian Data Center, ITCA, AIPI and AIS
Date: December 6, 2012
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Reception to follow: 6:00 p.m. Faculty Center
Place: Armstrong Hall, College of Law, Room 114

RSVP/Contact: Christina Harris 480-965-6757 or email:
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Navajo Nation Law CLE Conference

Sponsors: Indian Legal Program and NABA-AZ
Date: Friday, November 30, 2012
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Place: Armstrong Hall / Great Hall / ASU College of Law
Event Website: coming soon

Contact: Darlene Lester @ 480-965-7715 or darlene.lester@asu.edu

This conference will offer a survey of ethical, social, cultural, employment, economic development, political and legal issues affecting the Navajo Nation. It is ideal training for tribal court advocates, tribal court practitioners, tribal court prosecutors, tribal court defenders, tribal council members, Indian law attorneys and attorneys practicing on and near the Navajo Nation Reservation, tribal liaisons, government legislators, Navajo Nation Bar members, law students, as well as teachers/professors and students of American Indian studies.


"Perspective from 35 years of Federal Service for Native Americans at the Department of Interior"

George T. Skibine,
Counsel, SNR Denton
Washington, D.C.

Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Time: 12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Room 114 - ASU College of Law
Contact: ILP@asu.edu or 480-965-2922
Free and Open to the Public - Lunch Provided (Please RSVP)
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Seventh Annual NALSA Golf Tournament

Date: November 3, 2012
Time: 8:30 a.m. Shotgun Start
Place: Whirlwind Golf Club, Gila River Indian Community
Cosponsor: Indian Legal Program
Event Website: http://conferences.asucollegeoflaw.com/nalsagolf/


The Supreme Court's Indian Law Docket in Review

Patricia A. Millett
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, Partner

Date: October 8, 2012
Time: 4:30 pm Lecture / 6:30 pm Reception
Place: Armstrong Hall / Great Hall / ASU College of Law
Cosponsors: Indian Legal Program and NABA-AZ
2 General CLE credits
Flyer Download Ms. Millett's PowerPoint Presentation
Audio Recording of this Event
(Note: Due to technical difficulty part of the commentary was not recorded)

2012 Welcome Dinner for Newly Admitted Students

Please join the ILP faculty and staff for a casual dinner at Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community’s beautiful government complex. We will welcome back all of our students, introduce the new students, meet with ILP alums, law school faculty, as well as share other program information. Please join us.

Date: Thursday, August 30, 2012
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Place: Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community / Round House Cafe / Two Waters Complex
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Tribal Court Trial Skills College

Date: August 13-15, 2012
Time: 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Place: Armstrong Hall - ASU College of Law

Event Website http://conferences.asucollegeoflaw.com/tribalcourt/

2012 Round Table on Native American Cultural Rights

1-5 p.m. / Monday, June 18th, 2012
9 a.m. - Noon / Tuesday, June 19th, 2012
Room 116 - ASU College of Law
Event Website and Registration



2012 ILP/NALSA Graduation

The Indian Legal Program and the Native American Law Students Association celebrates the graduation of our talented law students.

Wednesday, May 2, 2012 6:00 p.m.
Law School Rotunda


ILP Alumni and Friends Reception

Date: April 19, 2012
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino, Santa Fe, NM during the Fed Bar Indian Law Conference
Location: Jemez Terrace (weather permitting) or the Mesa Room

CLE Conference

Indian Law 101 CLE Conference

Conference Video Proceedings will be available on DVD for purchase by May 15.

Learn the basics of Indian Law from the experts:
Topics covered will be:

  • History of Federal Indian Law
  • Indian Gaming
  • Civil Adjudicatory & Regulatory Jurisdiction
  • Tribal Courts
  • Taxation in Indian Country and Criminal Jurisdiction

Date: Friday, March 30, 2012
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Place: Great Hall, ASU Col
lege of Law. Lunch will be available
Conference Website:
More Info: Darlene Lester / 480-965-7715


Internet Gaming in Indian Country

Eric D. Eberhard,
Distinguished Indian Law Pracitioner
in Residence at University of Seattle School of Law

Date: Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Time: 12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Room 114 - ASU College of Law.

Audio Recording of this Event
Speakers PowerPoint Presentation


The First Thirteen / Personal Reflections of the Argument

Friday, March 16, 2012 - 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
University of New Mexico School of Law
Albuquerque, NM


The First Thirteen Native attorneys who argued before the U.S. Supreme Court will be coming together to discuss their experiences in this history-making symposium. Dale White will interview them about their preparations, the day itself, and the impact on their careers and on Federal Indian Law. This is a rare opportunity that may never be repeated, so you don’t want to miss it! Proceeds will go to fund the Pre-Law Summer Institute for American Indians and Alaska Natives (PLSI).

Sponsored by American Indian Law Center, Inc., New Mexico Indian Bar Association, Indian Legal Program at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, and the Law & Indigenous Peoples Program at the University of New Mexico School of Law.


Indian Law Decision Making in the Ninth Circuit: Reflections of Honorable William C. Canby Jr. and the Honorable Betty Binns Fletcher

Mar. 15, 2012 5:30 -7:00 pm
Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University
Armstrong Hall/Tempe
Faculty Center, Room 266

Sponsored by the Indian Legal Program and the Center for Law and Global Affairs at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University Free and Open by the Public

Audio recording of this event
Judge Canby Indian Law Case List
Judge Fletcher Indian Law Case List


LaDonna Harris
Founder and President, Americans For Indian Opportunity

"Advancing the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in the United States and around the World"

Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2012
Time: 12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

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