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Law Targets Abuse Of Native American Women

American Indian Law News - Mon, 2015-04-06 04:10
A new law comes into effect in the US this month designed to close a loophole that allows non-Indian men to attack women on Indian reservations and get away with it. Reservations should be refuges for Native Americans, but for decades their isolation and anomalies in the law have also made them havens for sexual predators. It's thought that a third of Native American women are raped in their ...

Evesham mayor's tiki figures attract debate

American Indian Law News - Mon, 2015-04-06 00:12
Meticulously, the mayor of Evesham Township arranges two primitive tiki figures on the desk in front of him as he takes his seat on the dais before the public meetings begin.

Faith and tolerance A dangerous decline

American Indian Law News - Sat, 2015-04-04 21:26
Thinking on Easter Sunday of the limits placed on religious freedom in America.

American Indian Council celebrates culture, heritage at annual powwow

American Indian Law News - Fri, 2015-04-03 21:23
The American Indian Council's Annual Powwow kicked off Friday at MSU.

Montana US Attorney to Head American Indian Advisory Panel

American Indian Law News - Fri, 2015-04-03 12:07
Montana US attorney to head committee that advises Holder on American Indian issues

Answers to common questions about religious objections bills

American Indian Law News - Thu, 2015-04-02 23:08
Arkansas and Indiana leaders have agreed to modify new state laws that were billed as protecting religious freedom but drew criticism from across the country as opening the door to anti-gay discrimination.

Montana U.S. attorney to serve as Native American subcommittee chair

American Indian Law News - Thu, 2015-04-02 17:00
Montana U.S. Attorney Michael Cotter has been selected to serve as the chair of the Native American Issues Subcommitee, a group of about 30 U.S. attorneys from Indian Country who advise Attorney General Eric Holder on policy and issues.

Answers to common questions about religious objections bills in Indiana and Arkansas

American Indian Law News - Thu, 2015-04-02 12:31
The Republican governors and legislative leaders in Indiana and Arkansas have been scrambling to modify legislation that was billed as protecting religious freedom but drew criticism from across the country as opening the door to anti-gay discrimination.

Arkansas and Indiana fix religion law

American Indian Law News - Thu, 2015-04-02 08:47
The US states of Arkansas and Indiana pass laws to quell the outcry over new "religious freedom" legislation that critics say encourages anti-gay discrimination.

Indian Mascot Bill Advances, With Less Help For Schools

American Indian Law News - Thu, 2015-04-02 08:19
A Colorado bill to ban schools from using American Indian mascots without permission from a panel of Native Americans has been cleared for a vote by the full House.

Lawmakers debate Colorado school mascots

American Indian Law News - Thu, 2015-04-02 08:16
A bill banning schools from using American Indian mascots without permission will go to the full House.

Five things about Indiana's 'religious freedom' law

American Indian Law News - Thu, 2015-04-02 05:08
By now, you probably have a position regarding the controversy over Indiana's religious freedom law.

Things you missed about Indiana law

American Indian Law News - Thu, 2015-04-02 01:20
By now, you probably have a position regarding the controversy over Indiana's religious freedom law. You applaud the growing chorus of companies blasting the law as an invitation for businesses to discriminate against gays and lesbians, using religio...

1993 federal law, 2015 state law quite different

American Indian Law News - Thu, 2015-04-02 00:47
By now, you probably have a position regarding the controversy over Indiana's religious freedom law. You applaud the growing chorus of companies blasting the law as an invitation for businesses to discriminate against gays and lesbians, using religion as a cover.

Things you missed about Indiana law

American Indian Law News - Thu, 2015-04-02 00:36
By now, you probably have a position regarding the controversy over Indiana's religious freedom law. You applaud the growing chorus of companies blasting the law as an invitation for businesses to discriminate against gays and lesbians, using religio...

How courts handled feathers, tea and knives

American Indian Law News - Wed, 2015-04-01 17:11
Claims under state and federal Religious Freedom Restoration Acts are rare, and most victories have involved religious minorities, experts say. Here are some cases. FULL STORY

Law students prepare for job fair at Boot Camp

American Indian Law News - Wed, 2015-04-01 13:00
After attending the August 2011 job fair, Marihug Cedeño ’13 returned to the Law School determined to make a change.

US Attorneys Cotter and Martinez to Lead AG’s Native American Issues Subcommittee

American Indian Law News - Wed, 2015-04-01 11:02
Attorney General Eric Holder recently announced the appointment of two U.S....

Indiana Law: Sorting Fact From Fiction From Politics

American Indian Law News - Wed, 2015-04-01 06:59
The culture wars are always percolating beneath the surface in presidential politics. And as is often the case in controversies, the facts have become muddled and conflated.

Indiana Law: Sorting Fact From Fiction From Politics

American Indian Law News - Wed, 2015-04-01 06:46
The culture wars are always percolating beneath the surface in presidential politics. And as is often the case in controversies, the facts have become muddled and conflated.
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