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Tribal Sovereignty & Victims' Rights: State v. Cooley
Cost CLE Credits Topics
$45.00 1.0 Cross-Disciplinary Partnerships & Collaboration, Victim Rights
Tribal Sovereignty Title Card
Presented By : Mary Nagle, Partner, Pipestem & Nagle, P.C.
Date: 03 Dec 2021

Tribal Sovereignty and Victims' Rights: State v. Cooley
Presented By: Mary Nagle, Partner, Pipestem & Nagle, P.C.

Date:        Friday, December 3, 2021
Time:        12:00 p.m. - 1:05 p.m., Pacific (3:00 p.m. - 4:05 p.m., Eastern)
Duration:    60 minutes (1.0 credits)
Cost:         $45 ($30.15 for Enhanced NAVRA Members)

Mary Kathryn Nagle is an enrolled citizen of the Cherokee Nation. She is also a partner at Pipestem and Nagle Law, P.C., where she works to protect tribal sovereignty and the inherent right of Indian Nations to protect their women and children from domestic violence and sexual assault. She is most well known for her work on ending violence against Native women.

On the morning of Tuesday, June 1, 2021, the Supreme Court of the United States unanimously found in the case United States v. Cooley that a Crow tribal police officer had the authority to detain and search a non-Native suspected of committing a crime on a highway crossing through the Crow Reservation. Cooley, a non-Native, had challenged the authority of tribal law enforcement to stop and detain non-Indians who are suspected of committing crimes within the borders of an Indian reservation and asked the Supreme Court to uphold the Ninth Circuit’s decision which concluded that tribal law enforcement can only stop and detain a non-Indian suspected of committing a crime if it is “apparent” or “obvious” that a crime is being committed. The presenter will discuss the amicus curiae brief filed on behalf of the National Indigenous Women’s Resource, asking the Court to uphold the inherent sovereignty of Tribal Nations to protect their women and children from non-Indian perpetrators of crimes on tribal lands. The presenter will also discuss the Supreme Court’s decision’s impact on issues related to safety for Native women.

CLE Accreditation
The Oregon State Bar approved this training for 1.0 Access to Justice CLE credits (ID 84932).  This program will be approved for 1.0 CLE credits with the State Bar of California; NCVLI is an approved CA multiple activity provider. The training may be eligible for CLE credit in other states; a certificate of attendance will be available after the program.

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