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  • Inside the Bar
  • Accept five cases as assigned by the State Public Defender and not only will you be assisting people accused of a crime and helping to make our justice system more accessible, but you also will earn free CLE from the State Bar.
  • Profile
  • The camaraderie that police officers share influences former cop Mike Guerin's outlook on the legal profession and shapes his perspective as the new State Bar president.
  • Practice Tips
  • Here are some basic resources to help you navigate the complex web of treaties, federal statutes and regulations, federal case law, and tribal codes, constitutions, and jurisprudence that affect American Indians.
  • Doing Good, Getting Started
  • Perhaps you have thought about providing pro bono civil legal services to people who need them, but felt unsure about what to do and how to start. The State Bar Pro Bono Initiative stands ready to help.
  • Meta-Sites, Updating Services, Lexis and Westlaw
  • Other types of Internet resources on American Indian law include "meta-sites," which provide a compilation of links to American Indian-related Web sites, and updating services that can help keep you up to date on new developments in American Indian law. Lexis and Westlaw also have some resources on American Indian law.