Miller speaks at universities in British Columbia, New York, and California

 Robert Miller Professor Robert J. Miller, a faculty member of the Indian Legal Program, was the President's Dream Colloquium speaker on April 4 at Simon Fraser University in British ... Read more...

Three ASU Law Students Awarded Prestigious Udall Foundation—Native American Congressional Internships

The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State College of Law again highlights the prominence of its Indian Legal Program (ILP) with the selection of three of its students to the prestigious 2014 Native American Congressional Internship program run by the Udall Foundation.  

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Ferguson-Bohnee quoted in Times-Picayne about costal communities dealing with natural, man-made erosion

 Patty Ferguson-Bohnee Professor Patty Ferguson-Bohnee, faculty director of the Indian Legal Program, was quoted in a March 14 article in the Times-Picayune titled "As Louisiana's coast washes away, ... Read more...

Clinton speaks at UCLA School of Law conference

 Robert N. Clinton Robert N. Clinton, Foundation Professor of Law, spoke at the UCLA School of Law for a conference on tribal governance.  The conference, “A Roadmap for Making Native ... Read more...

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...

Changes in Indian law, reservations to be examined at College of Law’s annual William C. Canby Jr. Lecture

Reid Peyton Chambers, a former Associate Solicitor for Indian Affairs with the U.S Department of Interior and founding partner in a law firm dedicated to representing Indian tribes nationwide, will deliver the Seventh Annual William C. Canby Jr. Lecture on Friday, Jan. 31, at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. Chambers, who has dedicated his career to teaching Indian law and representing Indian tribes, will give a talk titled, “Reflections on the Changes in Indian Law and Indian Reservations from 1969 to the Present.”

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Ferguson-Bohnee quoted in Arizona Republic

Professor Patty Ferguson-Bohnee, faculty director of the Indian Legal Program, was quoted in a Jan. 19 article on Native American voting rights in The Arizona Republic. The article, “Navajos recall long walk to voting rights,” discusses the impact the Voting Rights Act of 1965 had ... 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 College of ... Read more...

Tsosie and Enos discuss ILP’s 25th Anniversary on Horizon

Rebecca Tsosie, Regents’ Professor of Law, and Diane Enos, President of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, recently appeared as guests on Eight’s Horizon to discuss the Indian Legal Program’s 25th Anniversary Read more...

Clinton and Artman quoted in the Arizona Republic

Professors Robert Clinton and Carl Artman recently were quoted in The Arizona Republic about a casino construction appeal that awaits a U.S. Supreme Court decision. Read more...

Miller speaks at three Native American law conferences in November

Professor Robert J. Miller, a faculty member of the Indian Legal Program, recently spoke at three American Indian economic development conferences in November. Read more...

Tsosie publishes book chapter

Regents’ Professor Rebecca Tsosie recently authored a book chapter, Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples: Comparative Models of Sovereignty in the book, Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples: The Search for Legal Remedies. Read more...

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