2021 Tribal E-commerce CLE Conference – Call for Presentations

The ILP will be hosting its 7th Annual Tribal Government E-Commerce CLE Conference  on February 4 – 5, 2020 at the Beus Center for Law and Society at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law in Phoenix, AZ.

We are seeking dynamic, engaging, and knowledgeable presenters in various focus areas. For guidelines, please see the following link: Wiring the Rez 2021_Call for Presentations

Proposals should include the name(s) of presenters, topic and a 500-word summary of your presentation. Email a PDF of the proposal toilp@asu.edu by August 14, 2020. Subject line: Wiring the Rez Presentation (Your Name)

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Indian Law 101 – Jan. 29

Wednesday, January 29
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Ak-Chin Indian Community Conference Center, Room 544
Beus Center for Law and Society, Phoenix, AZ

The new Indian Gaming and Tribal Self-Governance Programs will host a conference on the fundamentals of Indian Law.

Topics covered:

  • History of Federal Indian Law and Policy
  • Overview of Civil and Criminal Jurisdiction
  • Fundamentals of Tribal Self-Governance
  • Fundamentals of Indian Gaming

Presenters:

  • Professor Robert J. Miller
  • Professor Ann Marie Bledsoe Downes
  • Professor Lawrence S. Roberts
  • Executive Director Jay Spaan, Self-Governance Communication & Education (SGCE) Tribal Consortium

Register now and receive complimentary conference materials.

Standard Registration rate of $250 ends 1/23

Register at: law.asu.edu/indianlaw101

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Wiring the Rez 2020 – Native Women and Indian Country driven work

We bring you Assistant Secretary at the Indian Affairs U.S. Department of Interior Tara Sweeney, member of the Iñupiat Community of the Arctic Slopes and Kimberly Teehee, Cherokee Nation Delegate-Designate, U.S. House of Representatives will be one of our keynote speakers at our upcoming Wiring the Rez: Innovative Strategies for Business Development Via E-Commerce Conference January 30-31, 2020.

See all our impactful presenters and current agenda at: law.asu.edu/wiringtherez.

Register before Standard Registration rate ends next week! 

Navajo Nation Law CLE 2019: ILP alumni were a big hit!

On Oct. 25, we held our annual Navajo Nation Law CLE. We had a great group of speakers who gave presentations on different topics that affect the Navajo Nation, and we are so grateful to them for joining us. 

Alumni presenters included Jordan Hale (’09), Shawn Attakai (’00), Brian Lewis (’09), Candice French (’17), and Colin Bradley (’14).

Top left to right: Brian Lewis (’09), Colin Bradley (’14), Brian Curley-Chambers (’18), Jordan Hale (’09), Executive Director Kate Rosier, Krystalyn Kinsel (’15) and Kristyne Schaaf-Olson (’15). Bottom left to right: Michael Bennett (’16) and Raven Attwood (’15).

Thank you also to all who attended! And a special thank you to our alumni who offered donations to our program!

Pathways to the Legal Profession: Identifying, Advising, and Supporting Native American Pre-Law Students

February 5-6, 2019
Isleta Resort and Casino
Pueblo of Isleta, NM

The American Indian Law Center, Inc. and the Native American Pipeline to Law Initiative are pleased to announce that registration is open for our Pre-Law Advisors Training.  This training is designed for advisors to Native American pre-law students- this includes Native Studies educators, tribal educators, pre-law advisors, or those who may work with Native students and may direct them to law school.

PLSI 2019 Conference_SavetheDateThe registration fee is waived for representatives from Tribal Education Departments, Tribal Colleges and Universities, and schools with Native American student enrollment.  A limited number of travel reimbursements are still available.  Details on the reimbursement, lodging, and the schedule are provided on the registration webpage.

Topics include:

  • The Need for Native Attorneys
  • Identifying Native Students for Law School
  • The Nuts and Bolts of the Law School Application
  • Advising on Personal Statements, Resume Writing, and Supplemental Statements
  • Financing a Law School Education
  • LSAT Overview
  • Mock Law School Application Overview
  • Advising on Law School Selection

For agenda and registration, visit: https://www.ailc-inc.org/registration/

Questions? Contact Rodina Cave Parnall, Pre-Law Summer Institute Director at  caveparnall@law.unm.edu

Wiring the Rez: Meet our Keynote Speakers – Register today!


January 31 – February 1, 2019

Join us to explore the issues surrounding the development of Tribal Digital Sovereignty and e-commerce in Indian Country.  Attorneys, scholars, financiers, tax, technology and gaming experts, entrepreneurs and innovative tribal leaders will share strategies and practical implementations of diverse business models of current and future e-commerce and infrastructure enterprises to bridge the digital

Other speakers include:  Terry Goddard, Aurene Martin, Steve Hart, Keith Miller, Brendan Johnson, David Jarczyk, Charles Galbraith (’07), Steve Bodmer (’06), Professor Gary Marchant, Professor Lance Morgan, Professor Patrick Irvine, and many more experts.

Early Rate ends Jan. 4. Register today!

For more information, visit: law.asu.edu/wiringtherez

ILP 30th: Register today!

A History of Advocacy: Celebrating 30 years of the ILP will be November 9.

A History of Advocacy: Celebrating 30 years of The Indian Legal Program will be on Friday, November 9, which includes a CLE program at 2 p.m. followed by a fun evening reception at 5 p.m. with silent auction and live music. Bid on the signature ledger art piece created by Dallin Maybee (’11) that will be auctioned off at the event.

Mark your calendar and join us for this very special evening!

Register at: law.asu.edu/ilp30th