Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement

Indian Land Tenure Foundation hosts seminar on Cobell lawsuit






The Indian Land Tenure Foundation is hosting a seminar on the $3.4 billion Cobell trust fund settlement next week.

The seminar, Restoring the Public Trust:Cobell v. Jewell and Beyond, takes place July 16 in Washington, D.C. One panel features Dennis Gingold, a solo practitioner who worked on the case from its inception in June 1996.

The event coincides with a Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations. The settlement established a $1.9 billion land consolidation fund.

More information can be found on www.iltf.org/news/events/cobellcle.

Committee Notice:
Oversight Hearing on "Improving the Trust System: Continuing Oversight of the Department of the Interior's Land Buy-Back Program" (July 16, 2014)

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