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Witness list for SCIA hearing on Carcieri and Patchak rulings

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a hearing this Thursday to discuss the U.S. Supreme Court decisions in Carcieri v. Salazar and Salazar v. Patchak.

The hearing takes place at 2:15pm in Room 628 of the Senate Dirksen Office Building. The witness list follows:
Panel # 1
Mr. Donald ''Del'' Laverdure
Acting Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs

Panel # 2
The Honorable Jefferson Keel
President, National Congress of the American Indians

Mr. John Echohawk
Executive Director, Native American Rights Fund

Ms. Colette Routel
Associate Professor of Law, William Mitchell College of Law

Committee Notice:
Addressing the Costly Administrative Burdens and Negative Impacts of the Carcieri and Patchak Decisions (September 13, 2012)

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