Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement

Witness list for House hearing on bill to cap Cobell attorney fees





The House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs holds a hearing tomorrow on H.R.887, a bill to limit attorney fees in the Indian trust fund lawsuit to $50 million.

Only two witnesses are scheduled to testify. Notably, no one from the Cobell side or the Obama administration are on the list:
Mr. Rodney Bordeaux
President, Rosebud Sioux Tribe

Professor Richard Monette
U. of Wisconsin-Madison Law School

The hearing takes place at 11am in Room 1334 of the Longworth House Office Building. A video feed will be available at naturalresources.house.gov/Live.

Also Today:
Lawyers Quarrel Over Fees in Native American Class Action (The Blog of Legal Times 4/1)

Committee Notice:
Legislative Hearing on H.R. 887 (April 5, 2011)

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