The Native American Law Students Association (NALSA) would like to invite you to our next activity.
NALSA is open to all members of the Lewis & Clark Community and looks forward to your participation!
NALSA’s goals are to educate the Lewis & Clark Community about legal issues affecting Native American and Alaskan Native communities, promote the study of Federal Indian law, and encourage interaction with local tribes.
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National NALSA Writing Competition
The purpose of the competition is to recognize excellence in legal research and writing related to Indian law, actively encourage the development of writing skills of NNALSA members, and enhance substantive knowledge in the fields of Federal Indian Law, Tribal Law and traditional forms of governance. The competition is open to matriculated law students at any point in their law school career and regardless of race or tribal membership status. Eligible topics are Federal Indian law and policy, Tribal law and policy, International law and policy concerning indigenous peoples, and Comparative Law (i.e intertribal or government-to-government studies). Existing work is welcomed.
- $1000.00 – Sponsored by Sonosky, Chambers, Sachse, Endreson & Perry, LLP
- Publication in the Columbia Journal of Race and Law
- $500.00 – Sponsored by SNR Denton US LLP
- $250.00 – Sponsored by Shanker & Kewenvoyouma, PLLC
The Federal Bar Association has donated registrations for each awardee to the 38th Annual Indian Law Conference. (Awardees are responsible for their own travel and lodging costs.)
All awardees will be recognized at the National NALSA yearly conference.
Submission Deadline: 5:00 pm EST, Friday January 18, 2013.
All submissions must be electronically submitted to NNALSAWritingCompetition@gmail.com.
Visit the NNALSA Web Site at http://nationalnalsa.org/events/writingcomp/ for official rules and submission form.
Indian Law and the Government
Wednesday, November 7, 12:00pm, McCarty Classroom #1
Join the Native American Law Student Association (NALSA) in a presentation exploring the practice of Indian Law within the context of a government organization. This presentation invites attorneys from the U.S. Attorney’s office and the Oregon Department of Justice to discuss current efforts in Indian country and the complexities between state and federal jurisdiction. There will be time to ask the guest speakers questions and lunch will be provided.
Wednesday, November 28, 12:00pm, McCarty Classroom #1
Join the Native American Law Student Association (NALSA) in a presentation that will explore techniques that can help students during exam time. This will be an interactive presentation where students can express their concerns and get plenty of feedback. Lunch will be provided.
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