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Tribal Courts in New York

Tribal Courts in New York: Case Study of the Oneida Indian Nation
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 | 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
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NY Cle Credits: 1.5 Total
1.0 Credit in Diversity & Inclusion
0.5 Credits in Areas of Practice

This program examines Native American courts in NYS, using the Oneida Indian Nation Court as a case study. It includes a discussion on Native American courts from the perspective of Oneida Indian Nation Representative Ray Halbritter; a look at the basic Indian laws governing tribal courts and tribal court jurisdiction; and a judicial panel discussion on the interaction between the tribal courts and NYS courts. The judicial panel includes the Hon. Robert G. Hurlbutt, Hon. Marcy L. Kahn and Hon. Mark A. Montour. There will also be a short video featuring Hon. Richard D. Simons, Retired Judge, Oneida Indian Nation Court. Dancers from the Oneida Indian Nation will perform a welcome dance in authentic dress.

Welcome & Introduction: 
Hon. Albert M. Rosenblatt, President, Historical Society of the New York Courts &
Retired Associate Judge, New York State Court of Appeals

Ray Halbritter, Representative, Oneida Indian Nation
Michael R. Smith, Partner, Zuckerman Spaeder LLP
Hon. Richard D. Simons, Retired Judge, Oneida Indian Nation Court
Peter D. Carmen, Chief Operating Officer, Oneida Indian Nation
Meghan Beakman, General Counsel, Oneida Indian Nation

Judicial Panel:
Hon. Robert G. Hurlbutt, Judge, Oneida Indian Nation Court & Retired Associate Justice, Appellate Division, Fourth Department
Hon. Marcy L. Kahn, Moderator, Associate Justice, Appellate Division, First Department & Chair, New York Tribal Courts Committee
Hon. Mark A. Montour, Justice, New York State Supreme Court, Erie County & Vice Chair, New York Tribal Courts Committee

Sponsoring Organization:
Historical Society of the New York Courts

Oneida Indian Nation Justice Center. Photo courtesy of the Oneida Indian Nation.

42 West 44th Street New York, NY 10036

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