The Washington Redskins name has attracted fierce debate over the years. Edward Lee and Douglas Masters, attorneys at Loeb & Loeb, discuss the latest attempt to revoke the mark -
US trademark law prohibits the...more
In This Issue:
- THE MASSACHUSETTS MUDDLE: WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR THE MASHPEE WAMPANOAG?
The Mashpee Wampanoag casino project planned for the town of Taunton in southeastern Massachusetts received a major...more
Federal district court Judge Ricardo Martinez has issued a permanent injunction requiring the Washington State Department of Transportation (“WSDOT”), the Washington State Department of Natural Resources, and the Washington...more
Since passage of the original Violence Against Women Act in 1994, reported incidents of violence against women in the United States have decreased by an impressive two-thirds.
Still, violence against women remains a...more
My grandmother was part Cherokee. I am, I understand, something around one sixty-fourth Cherokee. And, I understand, for years my grandmother's family tried to hide their Indian status....more
During my years at the University of Illinois – Urbana Champaign as an undergraduate student, the student body became embroiled in a heated debate about the continued viability of our team’s mascot. Our mascot was the...more
On April 24 at 9:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., and on April 25 at 9:30 p.m., the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies will hold three separate American Indian and Alaska Native Public and...more
A recent Federal Court decision clarifies and extends federal jurisdiction to Métis and non-status Indians. This ruling is significant because there could be broad financial and policy implications for the federal government....more
A recent CFPB blog post warning Native Americans receiving payments from the settlement in Cobell v. Salazar that they could be targeted by scammers also highlights the CFPB’s collaboration with tribal governments....more
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