Entries by BHdesign15

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Hands the Kumeyaay Cultural Repatriation Committee Another Victory

On August 21, 2015, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals denied three University of California professors’, Timothy White, Robert L. Bettinger, and Margaret Schoeninger, Petition for an En Banc Hearing. The professors sought a full Court review of a decision by a three member panel of the Court that affirmed the dismissal of the professors’ […]

California Indian Legal Services board seats open

The State Bar of California’s Office of Legal Services is seeking applications from attorneys interested in serving on the California Indian Legal Services Board of Directors. The deadline for applications is Sept. 7. CILS is a nonprofit Legal Services Corporation-funded program created to provide legal assistance to the rural poor. Interested applicants should apply by […]

Bishop Paiute Tribe Case Against Inyo County, the Inyo County Sheriff and District Attorney is Dismissed

On July 13, 2015 District Court Judge Burrell Jr. dismissed the Bishop Paiute Tribe case against Inyo County, the Inyo County Sheriff and District Attorney for lack of jurisdiction. The Tribe’s law suit was filed after a tribal law enforcement officer was arrested and criminally charged for restraining and detaining, on December 24, 2014, a […]

Family and Juvenile Law: Transfers to Tribal Court under Indian Child Welfare Act

Invitation to Comment SPR15-27 Model Comments to Proposed Amendments to CRC (click to download in Word format) Comments are due by 5:00 p.m. June 17th. They may be emailed to: invitations@jud.ca.gov or submitted online at: http://www.courts.ca.gov/invitation-comment-form.htm?proposal=SPR15-27&deadline=June%2017,%202015. When submitted online, attachments (such as a pdf letter) may not be uploaded; comments must be copied and pasted […]

2015 Indian Child Welfare Act Summit

June 11, 2015 8:00am-5:00pm THE EVENT at Graton Resort & Casino 288 Golf Course Drive West Rohnert Park, CA 94928 Learn about the following Indian Child Welfare Act topics: Federal Initiatives and Regulations – Working Towards Justice President Obama’s Generation Indigenous Initiative – Engaging Tribal Youth Bureau of Children’s Justice – California Department of Justice […]