Monday, November 11, 2013

Tribal Judge David Voluck speaks at UAA Library on Monday, November 18

Tribal Judge David Voluck, Central Council of the Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes, will speak at UAA next week on "The Resurgence of Tribal Courts: A Tribal Judge's Perspective":

Date: Monday, November 18
Time: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Place: UAA/APU Library, LIB 307
This event is free and open to UAA students, faculty, staff, and the public.

Judge Voluck is an attorney, and in 2008 was appointed Chief Judge of the Sitka Tribal Court. In 2010, he was appointed Magistrate/Judge for the Central Council of the Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes. Judge Voluck was appointed Presiding Judge Pro Tem in 2012 for the Aleut Community of St. Paul Island Tribal Government.  His legal experience includes work for the Sitka Tribe of Alaska and as a member of the law firm of Landye, Bennett, and Blumstein, LLP.  Judge Voluck is the co-author with David Case of the legal treatise, Alaska Natives and American Laws. He is a noted lecturer on a variety of topics related to Indian law, Tribal Courts, Native culture, and their interplay with religion.

Prof. Ryan Fortson, J.D., Ph.D., Justice faculty, is the coordinator for this event.

Photo by Lisa Jaeger.