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Tribal Courts and Treaty Rights: Perspectives from the Front Lines
Start Date: 11/14/2018Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Date: 11/14/2018End Time: 4:00 PM
Event Cost: $30.00 USD
Event Description:




Wednesday Nov. 14, 2018, 9 am-4 pm
Auditorium, Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Seeking 6 CLE credits

 

Judges and attorneys will share their experiences practicing in Tribal Courts in Minnesota and Wisconsin, and compare those systems to indigenous legal systems in Canada. Presentations will also examine pending cases on tribal treaty rights in the U.S. Supreme Court and lower federal courts.

Panel 1: Tribal Court Judges in Minnesota and Wisconsin

  • Hon. Mary Jo Hunter, Citizen of Ho-Chunk Nation
    Associate Judge, Ho-Chunk Nation, Former professor at Hamline University School of Law
  • Hon. Jessica Ryan ’97 (HUSL), Citizen of the Brothertown Indian Nation of Wisconsin
    Judge, Lower Sioux Indian Community 
  • Hon. Lenor Scheffler ’88 (WMCL), Citizen of Lower Sioux Indian Community
    Judge, Upper Sioux Indian Community

Panel 2: Practicing Attorneys in Tribal Court

  • Jessica Miller ’12 (WMCL)
    Attorney, Prairie Island Indian Community
  • Elizabeth Murphy ’17, Descendant Oklahoma Choctaw
    Attorney, Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe
  • Veronica Newcomer ’13 (WMCL), Citizen, Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa
    Attorney, White Earth Band of Ojibwe
  • Peter Rademacher ’14 (WMCL)
    Associate, Hogen Adams

Proposing Indigenous Community Courts in Canada

Tribal Treaty Rights: Reservation Boundaries, Hunting and Fishing, and the U.S. Supreme Court

  • Professor Colette Routel, Director, Indian Law Program
  • Andrew Adams III, Citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation
    Partner, Hogen Adams PLLC
  • Kekek Jason Stark ’06 (HUSL), Citizen, Turtle Mountain Ojibwe
    Attorney General, Lac Courte Oreilles Band

Continuing Legal Education

Organizers will be seeking six CLE’s for this event.

Cost

  • $30 per person
  • Mitchell Hamline students can attend for free (Use Discount Code MHSL STUDENT)

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED

Art and Photography Display

Join us after the event for a reception to unveil an art and photography display featuring the history of the Indian Law Programs at Mitchell Hamline’s predecessor schools, William Mitchell College of Law and Hamline University School of Law.

Location Information:
Mitchell Hamline School of Law - *Main Campus  (View Map)
875 Summit Ave
St. Paul, MN 55105
Phone: 651-227-9171
Room: Auditorium (245)

Mitchell Hamline School of Law - *Main Campus  (View Map)
875 Summit Ave
St. Paul, MN 55105
Phone: 651-227-9171
Room: Conservatory

Mitchell Hamline School of Law - *Main Campus  (View Map)
875 Summit Ave
St. Paul, MN 55105
Phone: 651-227-9171
Room: Gallery

Mitchell Hamline School of Law - *Main Campus  (View Map)
875 Summit Ave
St. Paul, MN 55105
Phone: 651-227-9171
Room: Armstrong Great Room
Contact Information:
Name: Colette Routel
Email: colette.routel@mitchellhamline.edu

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