Thursday, June 16, 2022 at 8:00 AM PDT
Friday, June 17, 2022 at 1:00 PM PDT

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Annette Tortorige 
Stokes Lawrence 

WSBA Indian Law Section CLE 

Joined seasoned practitioners for the Indian Law Section's annual CLE. We will cover some of the most important developments and pressing issues affecting tribes in Washington and beyond.

Here is a brief look at the agenda: 

Thursday, June 16 | 8am - 1pm

  • Judicial Updates
  • Makah Whaling Rights and MMPA Waiver
  • Ecology Department’s Refusal to Consider Unadjudicated Reserved Treaty Water Rights for Instream Flow
  • State and Federal Consultation with Tribes: The Climate Change Commitment Bill and National Archives Case Studies
  • Treasury Department Funding Distributions and Relations with Tribes
  • Tribal Sovereign Immunity and Individual Liability of Tribal Officials

Friday, June 17 | 8am - 1pm

  • Tribal Laws and Accommodating Employee Vaccine Objections; Learning from the Pandemic
  • Growing Food Sovereignty Through Tribal Agricultural Enterprise
  • Brackeen in the Supreme Court
  • Hemp and Other Economic Development Models
  • Shopbell v. WDFW Seizure Claims
  • Ethics issues and Conflicts of Interest Analyses in a Small Legal Community

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