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NJ Agrees To Recognize Tribe, Pay $2.4M To End Court Battle

Law360 (November 15, 2018, 2:52 PM EST) New Jersey will affirm its prior recognition of the Nanticoke LenniLenape Tribal Nation as a staterecognized tribe under a $2.4 million settlement over claims that state officials wrongfully repudiated that status and thus caused the tribe to lose federal benefits, the parties announced Thursday. In a deal resolving the tribe’s federal and state Continue Reading...
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Public Statement Of Gratitude By The Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation

Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation The state of New Jersey officially recognized the Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation as an American Indian tribe thirty-six years ago, in 1982. State recognition is important to tribes because it affirms that our people and culture are both part of the story of humanity’s shared past and that we are present and valued in the modern Continue Reading...
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Partner Frank Corrado on Private Employee’s Free Speech Rights

Freedom of Speech is oft considered one of the fundamental and defining freedoms of the United States of America. But the actual contours of the right to free speech is generally poorly understood. In the article "Protecting a Private Employee's Free Speech", published in the New Jersey State Bar Association Employment and Labor Law Quarterly, partner Frank Corrado discusses how New Jersey law and the New Jersey Constitution can provide free speech protection even to private employees speaking on matters of public importance. ...
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Appellate Victory on Behalf of Native American Tribe

          Partner Frank L. Corrado, Esq. Partner Frank Corrado, Esq. participated in and authored the brief in an appellate victory in the case of Nanticoke Lenni Lenape Tribal Nation v. Hoffman, Docket No. A-2756-15T1.  Therein, the Third-Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the decision of the Federal District Court dismissing the case brought by the Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Continue Reading...
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