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TEMPE, AZ | SUMMER LAW CLERK ANNOUNCEMENT

Posted by April Olson | Mar 04, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Tempe, Arizona office of Rothstein Donatelli LLP is seeking a summer law clerk for its Indian law practice. Rothstein Donatelli has offices in Santa Fe and Albuquerque, New Mexico, as well as in Tempe, Arizona where we specialize in federal Indian law, including gaming, economic development, ...

MEGAN DORSEY HELPS CONVINCE THE NM SUPREME COURT TO REJECT A REPUBLICAN ATTEMPT TO FORCE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES SPEAKER BRIAN EGOLF TO CHANGE THE RULES GOVERNING LEGISLATIVE PROCEDURE

Posted by Marc M. Lowry | Feb 13, 2021 | 0 Comments

Given the nature of the COVID pandemic, this year's Legislature adopted unique rules for virtual proceedings to halt the continuing spread of the virus.  Displeased with the rules, members of the Republican leadership sued Speaker Egolf and the Legislative Council asserting that the rules were un...

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALICIA, KATE AND MEGAN

Posted by Mark H. Donatelli | Dec 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

Rothstein Donatelli is proud to announce the appointment of three attorneys in their Criminal Practice Group to the New Mexico Federal District Court Criminal Justice Act attorney panel by Chief United States District Judge William P. Johnson. The Court appointed Alicia Lopez to represent defenda...

UPDATE ON NEW MEXICO'S CRIMINAL RECORD EXPUNGEMENT LAW

Posted by Kate Thompson | Nov 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

Almost a year has gone by since New Mexico’s Criminal Record Expungement Act went into effect on January 1, 2020. Since then, the courts have had to deal with a number of challenges on top of the influx the new expungement cases. Today we are providing an update as to how the expungement cases are going and answering questions that may be on your mind:

NATIVE VOTE

Posted by Glennas'ba Augborne Arents | Nov 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

Associate Glennas'ba Augborne Arents participated in election protection services with the Arizona Native Vote Election Protection Project (AZNVEP) on Election Day this year. Glennas'ba has been a long-time volunteer of Native Vote Election Protection and has led the Indian Legal Clinic's Electio...

BLACK INDIGENEITY IN CONVERSATION

Posted by April Olson | Nov 06, 2020 | 0 Comments

Associate Glennas’ba Augborne Arents joins a panel discussion at UC Berkley School of Law on race, multi-racial identities, tribal law and the intersection of Black Liberation and Indigenous Sovereignty.   To listen in, click here.

ASU INDIAN CHILD WELFARE ACT WEBINAR

Posted by Donna M. Connoly | Oct 08, 2020 | 0 Comments

Partner April Olson will present at an upcoming Webinar and CLE titled “ICWA in Action: Protecting Children and Families” on October 21, 2021.  Ms. Olson will discuss procedural rules adopted by many states that govern admission of attorneys to practice pro hac vice in state courts in cases where...

FORCE FROM WITHOUT

Posted by Carolyn "Cammie" M. Nichols | Jul 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

Investigative journalist Jeff Proctor reached out to Cammie Nichols to discuss the use of force by security guards to gain an understanding of whether they have any of the same privileges as law enforcement.  The answer is in the following article: Investigators from two different law enforc...

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