In Other Words (Week of April 9)

On the Left Nestlé “We Own the Muskegon River” Waters Gets MDEQ Approval to Pump 400 Gallons of Ground Water Every Single Minute(link is external) From Up North Progressive, Nestle’s controversial request to increase water pumping for resale approved by MDEQ. Medicaid Work Requirements: A Prescription For Problems(link is external) From the Michigan League for Public Policy …

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Cultivating a Culture of Trust

It has been difficult to write for the public in the months since posting the Open Letter to the College of Arts & Letters in the wake of the survivor impact statements that are transforming Michigan State University.1 Part of the difficulty is what my thoughtful #SpartanDean colleague, Prabu David, emphasized when he wrote that it is challenging to find the right …

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National Indian Law Library Bulletin (4/5/2018)

Here: The National Indian Law Library added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 4/5/18. U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2017-2018update.html Petition was filed in Fort Peck Housing Authority, et al., v. Department of Housing and Urban Development, et al. (Jurisdiction; Grant in Aid Funds) on 3/22/18. Read the latest Tribal Supreme Court Project update published on 4/2/18. …

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We installed a new exhibit today!

We installed a new exhibit today! Come check out some high flights from our Special Collections on display in the Sawyer-Koch exhibit cases, which are located by the front entrance of the main library. Many thanks to our Facilities crew for helping with the install! #libraryexhibit #exhibition #specialcollections #librariesofinstagram (at MSU Libraries)   Tweet

A Double Anniversary to Remember

Today, April 4, marks two significant anniversaries. Of course, one is the one remembered by nearly  all who were alive at the time – the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. in Memphis, on April 4, 1968, 50 years ago today. One of the most visible leaders of his time, executed by hate for his …

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2018 FBA Baca Award Winners

Eric Eberhard and Heather Kendall-Miller Honored With 2018 Lawrence R. Baca Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Federal Indian Law The Federal Bar Association Indian Law Section is proud to announce that Professor Eric Eberhard and Heather Kendall-Miller are the 2018 recipients of the Lawrence R. Baca Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Federal Indian Law. Eric and Heather will …

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National Indian Law Library Bulletin (3/20/2018)

Here: The National Indian Law Library added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 3/20/18. U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2017-2018update.html Petition was filed in Harvey, et al., v. Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation, et al. (Exhaustion of Tribal Remedies) on 3/7/18. Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2018.html Tribal lending and tribal …

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National Indian Law Library Bulletin (3/15/2018)

Here: The National Indian Law Library added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 3/15/18.Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2018.html Justice for Native Nations: Insights from legal pluralism. GMOs, International law, and Indigenous peoples. May the spirit of section 106 yet prevail?: Recognizing the environmental elements of Native American intangible cultural heritage. Tribal …

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