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Supreme Court panel to discuss Inyo County case
FRIDAY, MARCH 28, 2003

The Native American Rights Fund, National Congress of American Indians, and the Washington, D.C. Chapter of the Native American Bar Association will sponsor a panel discussion of Inyo County v. Bishop Paiute Tribe on:

Monday, March 31st, 2003
1:30-3:00PM
Room 485 Senate Russell Building
Washington, D.C.

Program Overview: The issue in Inyo County v. Bishop Paiute Tribe is whether state law enforcement officers may execute search warrants against tribal governments and their property. The United States Supreme Court will hear oral argument in the case on Monday, March 31, at 10:00 a.m. The panel will include experts in the jurisprudence of Federal Indian Law who will offer their impressions of the argument and will discuss the possible outcomes and implications of the Supreme Court's decision.

Panelists: Riyaz Kanji, Partner, Kanji & Katzen PLLC

Charles Hobbs, Partner, Hobbs, Straus, Dean & Walker

Mark Van Norman, Executive Director of National Indian Gaming Association and former Director of the office of Tribal Justice, Department of Justice

Moderator: Hope Babcock, Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center

Please contact Tracy Labin at the Native American Rights Fund at (202) 785-4166; John Dossett, National Congress of American Indians at (503) 248-0783; or Allison Binney, President, Washington, D.C. Chapter of NABA at(202) 822-8282 for further information.

Information may also be found at http://www.narf.org

Briefs:
Bishop Paiute Tribe | Inyo County | New Mexico, Washington, Montana and Arizona | National Congress of American Indians / National Indian Gaming Association / Tribes | United States | State Attorney Generals | National Sheriff's Association | Los Angeles County

Decision Below:
BISHOP PAIUTE TRIBE v. COUNTY OF INYO No. 01-15007 (January 4, 2002)

Relevant Documents:
Docket Sheet: No. 02-281 | Senate Testimony: Monty Bengochia on Supreme Court Precedents

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