Ferguson-Bohnee receives national appointments from Lawyers’ Committee, ABA

Professor Patty Ferguson-Bohnee, Faculty Director of the Indian Legal Program, was recentlyappointed National Commissioner for the Commission on Voting Rights by the organization Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights under the Law.

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Regents' Professor Rebecca Tsosie Receives National Honor

The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law is pleased to announce Regents' Professor Rebecca Tsosie was recently awarded the 2014 Individual Leadership Award by the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (NADOHE).  The Individual Leadership Award seeks to honor those whose work informs or advances understanding of diversity and inclusive excellence in higher education. The NADOHE recognizes leaders who have made outstanding contributions to research, administration, practice, advocacy, or policy work. 

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Indian Legal Program hosts American Indian economic development conference Feb. 27-28

The Indian Legal Program at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law will host a conference titled “Sustaining the Reservation: Creating Tribal Economies,” on Feb. 27 and 28 at the ASU Tempe campus.

The conference will bring together scholars, tribal leaders, economists, economic development planners, attorneys, and others to explore viable solutions for economic development on reservations. Topics to be covered include: economic diversification, energy development, housing, banking, finance and taxation, as well as off-reservation development.

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Ferguson-Bohnee quoted in Indian Country Today, AlJazeera America

Professor Patty Ferguson-Bohnee, faculty director of the Indian Legal Program, was quoted in a Jan. 23 article in Indian Country Today regarding the federal recognition process for Indian tribes. The article titled “Federal Recognition Process: A Culture of Neglect” discusses the ... Read more...

Indian Legal Clinic hosts conference on broken federal recognition process

Patty Ferguson-Bohnee The broken process for federal recognition of Indian tribes is the focus of a conference on Jan. 16 & 17, hosted by the Indian Legal Clinic at the Sandra Day O'Connor ... Read more...

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