Ferguson and Miller present at ABA conference

Saturday, August 17, 2013

Patricia Ferguson-Bohnee Robert J. Miller 
Patricia Ferguson-Bohnee, director of the Indian Legal Clinic, and Professor Robert J. Miller, a new faculty member of the Indian Legal Program, recently presented on a panel at the American Bar Association Annual Convention.

The panel, “Forum on Native American Issues,” explored legal issues that impact Indian Tribes and their members such as voting rights and election issues in Indian Country, reviving entrepreneurial economies in Indian Country, tribal control of unmanned aerial vehicles and their impact on privacy and religious practice in Indian Country, challenges to the Indian Child Welfare Act and making the Trust Reform Commission work.

During her presentation, Ferguson-Bohnee gave an update on voting rights in Indian country. Miller spoke on building reservation economies.

Ferguson-Bohnee has assisted in complex voting rights litigation, and she has drafted state legislative and congressional testimony on behalf of tribes with respect to voting rights’ issues.

Miller’s published works include articles, books and book chapters on a wide array of federal Indian law issues and civil procedure, and he speaks regularly on Indian law issues across the U.S. and in other countries.

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