Two Indian Legal Program graduates featured in Attorney at Law

Two graduates of the Indian Legal Program (ILP) at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University were recently featured in Attorney at Law.  Robert Rosette, a 1996 graduate of the College of Law and founder of Rosette, LLP was featured when his firm was named Law Firm ... Read more...

Ferguson-Bohnee talks voting rights on The Advocacy Hour

Patty Ferguson-Bohnee Professor Patty Ferguson-Bohnee, Faculty Director of the Indian Legal Program, recently was a guest on The Advocacy Hour broadcasted by Phoenix's 1480 AM KPHX. Ferguson-Bohnee, who ... Read more...

Ferguson-Bohnee quoted in Wall Street Journal

Patty Ferguson-Bohnee Professor Patty Ferguson-Bohnee, faculty director of the Indian Legal Program, was quoted in a July 10 article in the Wall Street Journal titled "Tribes Seek Speedier Federal ... Read more...

ASU professor elected to the American Philosophical Society

  Robert James Miller, a professor at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, has been elected a member of the American Philosophical Society (APS), the oldest learned society in the United ... Read more...

Clinton speaks at Federal Bar Association Indian Law Conference

 Robert Clinton Robert N. Clinton, Foundation Professor of Law, recently presented at the 39th Annual Federal Bar Association’s Indian Law Conference in Santa Fe, N.M. The conference, ... Read more...

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-Picayune 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...

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