Call for Presentations: 2017 Navajo Nation Law CLE

The Indian Legal Program will host the 2017 Navajo Nation Law CLE on Friday, October 20, 2017 at the Beus Center for Law and Society located in downtown Phoenix ASU campus. I hope you will save the date an join us for this event. Please consider proposing individual session or a panel for this year’s event. The planning committee would love to hear your ideas. Please share with anyone you think might be interested. Thanks in advance for your help.

ILP Alumni & Friends Awards Ceremony & Reception – Announcing this year’s award recipients!

Happy to announce this year’s award recipients! Congratulations to Herb Yazzie and Matthew Lee Campbell for their dedication and leadership in Indian Country.

Awards will be presented at the 18th Annual ILP Alumni & Friends Awards Ceremony & Reception to be held April 6, 2017 (5-7:30 p.m.) at Shadow Lounge, Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona. We hope you will join us to celebrate their recognition! Don’t forget to send your RSVP to ILP@asu.edu by March 30, 2017.

SAVE THE DATE: ILP Alumni & Friends Awards Ceremony & Reception – April 6

Announcing the 18th Annual ILP Alumni & Friends Awards Ceremony & Reception to be held April 6, 2017 (5-7:30 p.m.) at Shadow Lounge, Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona. We hope to see you there!

Friendly reminder – Don’t forget to nominate your classmates for the ILP alumni awards. These will be given out at the ILP mixer at Fed Bar. Awards will be presented at the ILP Alumni Reception at Fed Bar on April 6th at Talking Sticks Resort. See nominations details – 2017 ILP Alumni Awards. Nominations due Friday, February 24th! Nomination materials should be sent by email to: Kate.Rosier@asu.edu.

2017 ILP Alumni Awards – Call for Nominations

2017 ILP Alumni Awards

The ILP alumni awards are now open. Nominate your classmates and friends! The ILP Awards include Professional Achievement, Alumni Service Award, and Emerging Leader Award. Nominations are due February 24, 2017! Nomination materials should be sent by email to: Kate.Rosier@asu.edu. Awards will be presented at the ILP alumni reception at Fed Bar on April 6th at Talking Stick Resort.

Nomination Guidelines

ILP Professional Achievement Award – This award recognizes outstanding achievement in Indian Law or Tribal Law throughout an individual’s career. The award honors ILP alumni whose achievements in the field of Indian Law or Tribal Law have brought distinction to themselves and real benefit to the Indian community. Nomination Package Requirements:

  • Describe the unique professional achievements in the field of Indian Law or Tribal Law that has brought distinction to the candidate. (maximum two pages)
  • Describe the recognized contributions made by this candidate that demonstrate a benefit to the larger community. (maximum one page)
  • Describe the ways in which the candidate’s achievements are truly extraordinary or exceptional. (maximum one page)
  • Provide at least two letters of support from individuals that can speak to the candidate’s impact on his or her profession.
  • Letters of support should speak to the magnitude of the individual’s impact in the practice of Indian or tribal law or in the Indian community.
  • Provide a 200 word bio of the nominee.
  • Past winners include: Kathy Bowman (’86), Rob Rosette (’96), Diane Enos (’92), Ben Hanley (’71).

ILP Alumni Service Award – This award is given for outstanding service to the Indian Legal Program, and is awarded for extended, extraordinary service to the Indian Legal Program. Nomination Package Requirements

  • Describe the ways in which the candidate has served or supported the ILP and the ILP alumni. Examples can include serving on committees, boards, CLEs, mentoring ILP students, or other volunteer or fundraising efforts or funding commitments. (maximum one page)
  • Describe the ways this service been truly extraordinary. (maximum one page)
  • Describe how the candidate’s service has benefited the ILP. (maximum one page)
  • Please provide at least two letters of support from ILP alumni as part of the nomination package.
  • Provide a 200 word bio of the nominee.
  • Past winners include: Ann Marie Downes (’94) and Mary Shirley (’92)

ILP Emerging Leader Award – This award acknowledges and encourages service to Indian Country and the ILP by alumni who are less than ten years out of law school. The award recognizes outstanding achievements in their professional career, volunteer work, and promotion or support of the ILP and/or ASU NALSA. Nomination Package Requirements.

  • Describe how the candidate has achieved professional success in their legal career.
  • Describe the candidate’s volunteer work.
  • Describe how the candidate achieved an exceptional level of service while balancing the demands of being a recent graduate. (maximum one page)
  • Describe how the candidate was proactive in efforts to become involved in ILP and/or ILP alumni activities. (maximum one page)
  • Describe how the candidate’s service has been sustained over a long period of time or how the service has been innovative or beneficial. (maximum one page)
  • Provide two letters of support from fellow ILP alumni.
  • Provide a 200 word bio of the nominee.
  • Past winners include: Steve Bodmer (’06) and Elizabeth Medicine Crow (’05), and Charles Galbraith (’07)

 

10th Annual William C. Canby Jr. Lecture – The Bears Ears National Monument: A Breakthrough for Tribal-Federal Collaborative Management on Federal Public Lands

Hot Topic!!  New Designation of Bear Ears National Monument from President Barack Obama 

Public Lecture followed by Reception – Open to the Public.  Please RSVP.
Free CLE – 0.75 General CLE Credit will be offered.

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Experts discuss hot topics at Third Annual Tribal Government E-Commerce Conference Feb 2-3, 2017

The Indian Legal Program and the Rosette, LLP American Indian Economic Program and are pleased to be hosting the Third Annual Tribal Government E-Commerce Conference, “Sovereignty and E-Commerce:  Innovating and Reshaping the Borders of Indian Country CLE Conference”  at the Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino, February 2-3, 2017.  Early Registration extended to Jan. 9.     Click here for conference website.

Introductory Address:  Chairman Brian Cladoosby, President of the National Congress of the American Indians

Keynote Address:  The Honorable Kenneth L. Salazar, the 50th United States Secretary of the Interior for President Barack Obama from 2009-2013.

Featured Speaker:  Assistant Secretary Lawrence S. Roberts, Principal Deputy Assistance Secretary, U.S. Department of Indian Affairs, under Secretary Sally Jewel.

Click here for conference agenda.  Please join us for this important and timely conference in Indian Country.

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This conference will qualify for 12 General CLE credits for the State Bar Association of Arizona.   New Mexico approval is pending.

School-to-Prison Pipeline in Indian Country: Mapping Out Solutions – Dec. 2

2016-stpp-101216Last chance to register!!

School-to-Prison Pipeline in Indian Country: Mapping Out Solutions will be held on Friday, December 2, 2016 at the Beus Center for Law and Society located at ASU Downtown Phoenix campus.

Registration is now available at: law.asu.edu/stpp2016

Questions? Contact us at Jennifer.H.Williams@asu.edu or 480-727-0420