Prof. Robert Anderson to speak at 7th Annual Rennard Strickland Lecture
Anderson's will present "A Problem-Prone Promise: Recurring Issues in Fulfilling the Federal Trust Responsibility to Indian Nations" at the Univ. of Oregon on Nov. 21.
Prof. Robert Anderson testified at U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
The purpose of the hearing is to examine wildlife management authority within the State of Alaska under the Alaska National Interest Lands Act and the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.
‘Baby Veronica’ Custody Case Rages On. Prof. Robert Anderson quoted - ABC News
Last spring, when the Supreme Court heard a custody battle involving a young child, her biological father who is a member of the Cherokee Naton, and an adoptive couple, Justice Sonia Sotomayor anticipated that even after the Court ruled, the heartbreaking saga would be far from over. Anderson says, “American Indian law is an exceedingly complex area, and this case is a difficult one within this web of tribal law, state law and federal common law.”
‘Nooksack 306’ fight to remain in tribe. Prof. Robert Anderson quoted - Seattle Times
A group of Nooksack Indians banded together to fight the largest tribal disenrollment in Washington history. The legal battle has been waged in tribal and federal court, creating questions about identity and the future of the tribe.
Tribes' salmon court win may go way beyond $1B in culvert repairs. Prof. Robert Anderson quoted - Seattle Times
A federal judge has ordered culvert repairs to ensure tribes have fish to catch, as guaranteed by their treaty rights. The ruling could have broader impact on other types of development.