Native Americans

  • Non-Sequiturs: 09.25.14

    … launches a new series on the Roberts Court at 10. It’s hard to believe how long ago that was. When the Chief Justice took over we still thought the ending of Lost was going to make sense! [Constitutional Accountability Center] * Winston & Strawn lawyer turned famous LEGO artist Nathan Sawaya opened a new show in London. Sculptures made…

    2 readers - Joe Patrice/ Above the Law
  • The Legal Trick Payday Lenders Are Using To Skirt The Law

    … bigshots on retainer to fight tooth-and-nail to protect their lending practices…. How do you avoid state laws? Headquarter in Indian Country, of course! Increasingly, the big players in short-term lending are managed by Native American tribes and headquartered on reservations, sheltered from those pesky state regulators. But for all the companies…

    2 readers - Joe Patrice/ Above the Law
  • Researching the Past

    … called Publick Occurrences, a Boston publication. The issue was published nearly 324 years ago, on September 24, 1960. In the issue, a smallpox outbreak is reported, there is a house fire, Native Americans have a Day of Thanksgiving, and more. The archive covers newspapers through December 31, 1922, so many of the major events our our nation’s history, from Independence through World War I and the start of the Roaring Twenties, can be found. Like this: Like Loading... Related …

    3 readers - Deborah Schander/ The Blackacre Times
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