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Professor Lewerenz is quoted

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Insider Yoonji Han In January 2018, Chad and Jennifer Brackeen adopted a Navajo baby boy, winning a legal battle with the Navajo Nation after it sought to place the boy with a Navajo family. Soon after, the Texas couple looked to adopt his younger sister, but ran into more opposition: The girl’s extended family wanted […]

Professor Dan Lewerenz featured on the talk show “All Sides with Ann Fisher”

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Indian Child Welfare Act goes before the Supreme Court Listen The U.S. Supreme Court in November will hear oral arguments in a case challenging the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA). The law was enacted in 1978 to make it more difficult to remove Indian children from their families, tribes and culture. At the time it […]

Professor Kathryn Rand is quoted

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How a SC Native American tribe came to operate an out-of-state casino The Post and Courier By Jessica Holdman Sept 11, 2022 KINGS MOUNTAIN, N.C. — On a recent weekday at year-old Two Kings Casino, a steady afternoon crowd shuffled inside a series of temporary red modular buildings to try their luck at some of […]

Professor Daniel Lewerenz interviewed by Indian Country Today

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Daniel Lewerenz, assistant law professor at UND, was interviewed by Indian Country Today for an Aug. 23 newscast reporting on Indian Child Welfare Act The U.S. Supreme Court in November will hear a case related to the law that protects Native American children in adoption proceedings. The interview begins at 1:25 in the video. https://indiancountrytoday.com/newscasts/08-23-22-native-physician-transitions […]

Professor Kathryn Rand quoted

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NATIVE AMERICAN TRIBES BRING FRESH ENERGY AND TIME-TESTED TRADITIONS TO LAS VEGAS HOSPITALITY Las Vegas Weekly Amber Sampson Thu, Jun 23, 2022 (2 a.m.) Las Vegas’ Palms Casino Resort has always had a great story. The property just west of the Strip thrived under the original reign of the Maloof family, turning heads with its […]

Inside Climate News: Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation Chairman Mark Fox ’93 is quoted

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How One Native American Tribe is Battling for Control Over Flaring The Fort Berthold Indian Reservation walks a tightrope for economic development, allowing flaring from oil and gas development even though it’s harmful to the environment and climate. By Isaac Stone Simonelli, Maya Leachman and Andrew Onodera February 26, 2022 Gaslit: Third in a four-part series by […]

Professor Christensen publishes article in Michigan Journal of Race and Law

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Professor Grant Christensen recently published an article titled Predicting Supreme Court Behavior in Indian Law Cases in the Michigan Journal of Race and Law.  This piece builds upon Matthew Fletcher’s call for additional empirical work in Indian law by creating a new dataset of Indian law opinions. The piece takes every Indian law case decided by […]

Professor Grijalva publishes article in Harvard Environmental Law Review

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Professor James M. Grijalva recently published an article titled Ending the Interminable Gap in Indian Country Water Quality Protection in the Harvard Environmental Law Review. The article examines the 30-year history of the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) water quality programs in Indian country and identifies a continuing gap in the protection of waters. […]

Professor Christensen publishes article in University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law

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UND School of Law Professor Grant Christensen recently published an article titled Indigenous Perspectives on Corporate Governance in the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law. Article Abstract  – The foundation of the modern corporation is built upon the separation of labor and capital. These entities were anathema to most Indigenous peoples when the Virginia Company was […]