Oklahoma v. Castro-Huerta: Responses in Southern Arizona

The Career Development Office, the Federal Bar Association, and the Arizona Minority Bar Association invite you to seminar on Oklahoma v. Castro-Huerta. Castro-Huerta held that the federal government and the states have concurrent jurisdiction to prosecute crimes committed by non-Indians against Indians in Indian Country. What does this case mean generally? How might it impact Indian Country? And how are tribes responding? Please register here: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ejn53x... . Contact Kaitlyn Quigley (kaitlynquigley@arizona.edu) for more information. Presenters: Rebecca Tsosie (Regents Professor and Morris K. Udall Professor of Law), Keith Hilzendeger (Assistant Federal Public Defender, Appeals Unit), Kelly Daranyi (Chief Prosecutor, Tohono O’odham Nation), Oscar Flores (Deputy Attorney General, Pascua Yaqui Tribe), Nate Walters (Assistant U.S. Attorney, United States Attorneys Office), Malena Acosta (Chief Prosecutor, Pascua Yaqui Tribe) 1:00 pm – 1:50 pm Session 1: The Law Professor of Law Rebecca Tsosie will discuss the facts and reasoning in Castro-Huerta and how it this case fits into a confusing history set by Worcester v. Georgia, Oliphant v. Suquamish Indian Tribe, and Supreme Court precedent. 2:00 pm – 2:50 pm Session 2: Tribal Responses Attorneys from the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and the Tohono O'odham Nation will discuss tribal responses to Castro-Huerta, including cross-deputization efforts with local State jurisdictions to prosecute crimes committed by non-Indians against Indians in Indian Country. 3:00 pm – 3:50 pm Session 3: Federal Responses Federal attorneys will discuss jurisdictional issues facing tribal, federal, and state governments and special considerations that practitioners should be aware of following Castro-Huerta.


March 21, 2023 1:00pm to 4:00pm


LAW 118