Allen Charles Turner

  • Native American Law
  • California
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Summary

Consulting Ethnologist/Lawyer
Research Associate (policy analysis), New Mexico Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
Ph.D. Applied Social Anthropology, U of KY 1981
J.D. University of Idaho 1989
State Bar of California #170619 (inactive; eligible to become active.)

Residencies:
Moscow, ID
Redlands, CA
Chapala, MX
Cuenca, EC
Santa Fe NM

Practice Area
  • Native American Law
Fees
  • Does Not Currently Practice Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
Languages
  • French: Written
  • German: Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Education
University of Idaho College of Law
J.D. (1989) | Indian Law, Administrative Law, Environmental Law
Clients included defending Nez Perce Tribal members charged with criminal hunting/possession of moose, per Lacey Act
Honors: Executive Editor Idaho Law Review
Activities: Law clinic, Summer associate Legal Aid Society.
University of Kentucky
Ph.D. (1981) | Applied Social Anthropology
Activities: Doctoral Research with Kaibab Band of Paiute Indians re: community-based community planning and development.
University of Kentucky
M.A. (1970) | Anthropology/Geography
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MA Thesis comparing Peruvian and Kentuckian Communities. Field study of Impact of Proposed Reservoir on rural county in Kentucky
Honors: University Fellowship
Activities: Teaching Assistant, Research Assistant
Seattle Pacific University
B.S. (1961) | Biology/Chemistry (pre-med)
Awards
Idaho Law Review: Member, Executive Editor
U of Idaho College of Law
Corpus Juris Award "for Outstanding Legal Scholarship"
Corpus Juris
Praxis Award
Washington (DC) Association of Professional Anthropologists
"for excellence in translating anthropological knowledge into action" (on behalf of Kaibab-Paiute Tribe)
Professional Associations
California State Bar # 170619
Member
- Current
San Bernardino (CA) County Bar Association
Member, former Executive Director
- Current
Activities: MCLE/Legal Research Webstaff
Publications
Articles & Publications
Prolegomenon to a Forensic Cultural Anthropology
16:2 American Journal of Trial Advocacy 391
Evolution, Assimilation, and State Control of Gambling in Indian Country
Idaho Law Review
Certifications
Field Ornithology
University of California-Riverside
Teaching English as Foreign Language (TEFL)
International Teacher Training Institute, Guadalajara, MX
Websites & Blogs
Website
Law Library of the San Bernardino County Bar
Contact & Map
Santa Fe, NM, USA
Cell: (505) 603-9743