Annual gathering

2022 Navajo Nation Law CLE

On Oct. 21, we held our annual Navajo Nation Law CLE Conference that brought in more than 90 attendees. The day focused on legal issues that affect the Navajo Nation: employment law considerations, torts, Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) legal challenges and upcoming Supreme Court case Haaland et. al v. BrackeenOklahoma v. Castro-Huerta Supreme Court decision, the practical aspects of the Local Governance Act, and Navajo Fundamental Law dilemmas. 

Thank you to our esteemed speakers: Shawn Attakai (’00), Ted Barudin, Director Derrick Beetso (’10), Rodgerick BegayKathleen Bowman (’86), Colin Bradley (’14), Troy EidKate FortKatya LanceroSage MetoxenApril Olson (’06) and Faculty Associate Paul Spruhan.

Thank you to our sponsor Colin Bradley Law, PLLC. We greatly appreciate everyone for joining us this year!

ASU Navajo Nation Law CLE 2021: Call for Presentations

The Indian Legal Program at ASU Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law is proud to host the 2021 Navajo Nation Law CLE Conference on Friday, October 15, 2021.

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

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 July 30, 2021:

  • 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 August 13, 2021.

Please submit your abstract here: Subject: Navajo Law CLE Proposal