Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement

Audio from House hearing on bill to restrict Cobell attorney fees





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

The hearing lasted about 1.3 hours. Audio files, along with links to written testmony, can be downloaded below, though a small segment is missing from the opening statement by Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska), the chairman of the subcommittee:
OPENING STATEMENTS:
Opening Statements (11:22)

Representative Don Young
Chairman

Representative Doc Hastings
Full Committee Chairman

WITNESSES AND TESTIMONY:
Testimony (9:56) | Q&A Round 1 (25:25) | Q&A Round 2 (34:03)

Panel I

Patricia Douville
Council Representative
Rosebud Sioux Tribe

Professor Richard Monette
U. of Wisconsin-Madison Law School
Former Tribal Chairman and
Current IIM Account Holder

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

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