Agenda from June 19, 2001

Public Hearing of the U.S. Sentencing Commission

June 19, 2001

United States Courthouse, Courtroom No. 1
515 Ninth Street
Rapid City, South Dakota
9:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. 

WELCOME/INTRODUCTION

Judge Diana E. Murphy, Chair

OPENING PRAYER

Gregg Bourland, Chair, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe

BACKGROUND ON COMMISSION/PURPOSE OF HEARING

Judge Diana E. Murphy, Chair

PANEL I

Elsie Meeks, Commissioner, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights
John Yellow Bird Steele, President, Oglala Sioux Tribe
William Kindle, President, Rosebud Sioux Tribe
Gregg Bourland, Chair, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe
Michael Jandreau, Chair, Lower Brule Sioux Tribe

PANEL II

Tom J. Peckham, Esq., Nordhaus, Haltom, Taylor, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Andrew Grey, Sr., Chair, Sisseton-Wahpeton Sioux Tribe
Tom Ranfranz, Chair, Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe
Roxanne Sazue, Chair, Crow Creek Sioux Tribe (invited)
Madonna Archambeau, Chair, Yankton Sioux Tribe (invited)
Charles Murphy, Chair, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

PANEL III

The Honorable Lawrence L. Piersol, Chief United States District Judge
Michelle G. Tapken, Interim U.S. Attorney, South Dakota
Marlys Pecora, Victims Witness Specialist, Office of the U.S. Attorney, Pierre, South Dakota
Ted L. McBride, Esq.,Beadsley, Jensen & Von Wald, Rapid City, South Dakota
Robert Van Norman, Esq., Federal Public Defender, Rapid City, South Dakota
Lisa Thompson, Executive Director, Child Advocacy Center, Ft. Thompson, South Dakota

PANEL IV

Professor Frank R. Pommersheim, University of South Dakota School of Law
Terry L. Pechota, Esq., Viken, Viken, Pechota, Leach & Dewell, L.L.P.
Marty Hansford, District Manager, BIA

CLOSING REMARKS

Judge Diana E. Murphy, Chair

(Panel participants are subject to change.)