ASU Navajo Nation Law CLE: Call for Presentations

The Indian Legal Program at ASU Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law is proud to host the 2018 Navajo Nation Law CLE Conference on Friday, October 19, 2018.

The Navajo Nation Law CLE Conference will offer a one day survey of Navajo law and ethics. This conference is ideal training for attorneys practicing on and near the Navajo Nation, tribal court advocates, tribal court practitioners, tribal court prosecutors, tribal court defenders, tribal council members, Indian law attorneys, tribal liaisons, government legislators, Navajo Nation Bar members, law students, as well as teachers/professors and students of American Indian studies.

The Conference Planning Committee welcomes proposals for 30-minute, 60-minute or 90-minute conference presentations or panel discussions. To submit a presentation proposal, please send the following information by June 22, 2018:

  • Presenter(s) name, title, contact information, bio
  • Title of the proposed presentation
  • A brief (one paragraph) description of the presentation, how the presentation relates to Navajo Law, and a description of the presentation format (example: lecture with Q&A, panel discussion, etc.)
  • A brief description of what will be or could be distributed to attendees as materials
  • A two-sentence summary of the presentation for the conference program, if accepted
  • Length of presentation
  • Would this session qualify for Navajo Ethics?

Participants will be notified of their selection by July 23, 2018.

Please submit your abstract here: ilp@asu.edu Subject: Navajo Law CLE Proposal

For more information, contact Kate.Rosier@asu.edu or (480) 965-6204.

18th Annual Alumni & Friends Awards Ceremony & Reception – 4/5

Announcing the 19th Annual ILP Alumni & Friends Awards Ceremony & Reception to be held April 5, 20178 5:30 pm at Shadows 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 5th at Talking Sticks Resort. See nominations details – 2018 ILP Alumni Awards. Nominations due Friday, February 19th! Nomination materials should be sent by email to: Kate.Rosier@asu.edu.

Climate Impacts conference recap in The Revelator

“Climate change is one of those things that can uproot all people,” said Lickers, environmental science officer for the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne in Ontario, Canada, one of the Haudenosaunee peoples. “We’ve been concerned about climate change for a long, long time.” Read the full article Tribal Cultures Under Water – Falling Through Thin Ice.

Wiring the Rez: Innovative Strategies for Business Development via E-Commerce Conference / Feb 1-2, 2018

Join us!    Early Registration ends Jan. 5

Conference Keynote and Featured Speakers: 

  • Neal K. Kaytal, litigator, Partner with Hogan Lovells and Paul and Patricia Saunders Professor of National Security Law Georgetown Law (tentative)
  • Winona LaDuke, activist and Executive Director of Honor The Earth
  • Chris James, President and CEO of National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development.
  • Gary Davis, President and CEO of Native American Financial Services Association

Focus areas:  Shifting political landscape, financing the Wiring of the Rez, Corporate Formation models, Tax issues, Cyber Security, Sports Betting, Entrepreneurship & Professional Responsibility. Early registration ends Jan 5. View agenda, speakers, and register; click here.

Tribal government – non-profit discount available.

CLE Credits for Attorneys:   This conference may qualify for 13 general CLE credits.

Click here for Updated Conference Agenda