Entries by Nicole Scott

California Tribe Asks 9th Circ. To Hear Officer Prosecution Row

Law360, New York (March 31, 2016, 9:58 PM ET) — The Bishop Paiute Tribe hit back at a California county’s arguments to dismiss its appeal of the prosecution of one of its police officers, telling the Ninth Circuit Wednesday that county officials have simply parroted a district court’s incorrect ruling in the case without offering […]

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CILS Announces the Formation of the “California Tribal Court Judges’ Association”

Escondido, CA – March 22, 2016: California has the largest Native American population in the country, with over 100 sovereign Indian Nations within its borders. With over twenty active Tribal Courts, California is the home to numerous innovative Tribal Court systems that seek to provide transparent, efficient and effective justice to tribal members throughout the […]

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San Diego County Supervisor Visits CILS Office

Supervisor Dave Roberts visited CILS’ Escondido office this month. Supervisor Roberts was interested in the 18 tribes located in San Diego County and how CILS serves these populations with legal assistance. Please follow and like us:

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Supreme Court Amicus Submitted in Little River Band of Ottawa Labor Dispute

California Indian Legal Services filed an Amicus Brief with the Rincon Band of Mission Indians requesting the United States Supreme Court review the National Labor Relation Board’s decision against the Little River Band of Ottawa and Soaring Eagle Casino. The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a decision invalidating both tribes’ Tribal Labor Relations Ordinance, […]

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CILS SEEKS COMMUNITY REPRESENTATIVES FOR BOARD OF TRUSTEES – SOUTHERN REGION

The Board of Trustees of California Indian Legal Services (CILS) is currently accepting applications for appointments to the Board for Community Representatives from the southern region of California (for regional representation information, see list of counties covered in “Qualifications” section below). Members of the Board of Trustees play an active and significant role in shaping […]

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