Here: Michigan Brief.pdfDownload Tribes Amicus Brief.pdfDownload States Amicus Brief.pdfDownload 27-2.-FLOW-Amicus-Brief.pdfDownload
Amicus Briefs (also known as “friend of the court” briefs) in support of Nessel’s position were filed by 12 states and the District of Columbia, 63 Tribal
Here are the materials in Williams v. Big Picture Loans LLC (E.D. Va.): 1166 Williams MSJ.pdfDownload 1206 Opposition.pdfDownload 1241 Reply.pdfDownload 1406 DCT Order.pdfDownload Prior posts
Here: Stitt Opening Brief.pdfDownload Creek Seminole Amicus Brief.pdfDownload Cherokee Chickasaw Choctaw Amicus Brief.pdfDownload Tulsa Brief.pdfDownload Stitt Reply.pdfDownload Creek Seminole Reply Brief.pdfDownload Cherokee Chickasaw Choctaw Reply
The Government of Canada submitted a brief as amicus curiae to once again ask the Court to consider “Canada’s Treaty rights” by invoking the 1977
The NNALSA Moot Court competition will be hosted by the Alexander Blewett III School of Law at the University of Montana on February 23-24, 2024.
The undersigned Tribal and First Nations submitted a petition to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination to urge the Committee to examine the
Here is the opinion in Harris v. First Management Services LLC (N.D. Ill.): DCT Order.pdfDownload Briefs when PACER stops being a punk.
Here is the order in Becker v. Ute Indian Tribe. Lower court materials here.
Here is the order in Narragansett Indian Tribe v. Pollack (D.D.C.): 39 DCT Order.pdfDownload
Here is the unpublished opinion in Western Watersheds Project v. McCullough. And same for the Bartell Ranch/Burns Paiute case. Selected briefs: Burns Paiute Brief.PDFDownload Western
Here is the amended complaint in White Mountain Apache Tribe v. Su (D.D.C.): 38 Second Amended Complaint.pdfDownload
Here is the opinion in Hooper v. City of Tulsa. Briefs here and here. Substitute Hooper for Haley and Oklahoma for United States.
Here are the materials in Corrales v. California Gambling Control Commission: Unpublished Opinion.PDFDownload Jaune Smith Briefs: Corrales Opening Brief.pdfDownload State Brief.pdfDownload Corrales Reply.pdfDownload
This year’s conference will take place October 2-3, 2023, at Graton Resort & Casino located near San Francisco, CA. Registration is now open and available
Here is the opinion: CA10 Opinion.pdfDownload Briefs: McGirt Opening Brief.pdfDownload Government’s Brief.pdfDownload Reply.pdfDownload
Here are the materials in Unkechaug Indian Nation v. New York State Dept. of Environmental Conservation (E.D. N.Y.): Briefs here. 120 DCT Order.pdfDownload Jaune Smith
On June 8, 2023, the Supreme Court of the United States in Allen v Milligan upheld the lower court’s determination that the newly adopted Alabama congressional maps
United States’ Motion to Dismiss Amended ComplaintsDownload Tribal Nations Motion to DismissDownload Individual Plaintiffs’ OppositionDownload Garfield County Plaintiffs OppositionDownload SUWA Intervenors ReplyDownload Tribal Nation ReplyDownload
Here are the materials so far in Shoshone-Bannock Tribes v. Vanir Construction Management, Inc. 1 Notice of Removal.pdfDownload 1-2 State Court Complaint.pdfDownload 3 Tribal Court
Here are the materials in State of Oklahoma v. Brester: OCCA Decision.pdfDownload Appellant Brief.pdfDownload Appellee Brief.pdfDownload Miami and Ottawa Tribes Amicus Brief.pdfDownload Peoria Tribe Amicus
Here are the materials so far in Mashkikii-Boodawaaning (Medicine Fireplace) v. Chippewa Valley Valley Agency Ltd. (W.D. Wis.): 11 First Amended Complaint.pdfDownload 14 Motion to
Here are the available materials in United States v. Peneaux (D.S.D.): 31 Motion to Dismiss.pdfDownload 38 DCT Order.pdfDownload An excerpt from the order: Federal law
Here are the available materials in HCI Distributing v. Hilgers (formerly Peterson) (D. Neb.): 124 HCI Motion for Summary J.pdfDownload 184 DCT Order.pdfDownload Prior post
Here is the opinion in Yellow Kidney v. Montana Office of Public Instruction: Order – Order Denying Motion To Dismiss.pdfDownload Briefs here.
Here are the materials in MHA Nation v. Dept. of the Interior: Opinion North Dakota Opening Brief.pdfDownload Federal Answer Brief.pdfDownload North Dakota Opening Brief.pdfDownload Reply.pdfDownload
Shea Esterling has published “The Journey Home: The Repatriation of the Maaso Kova” with the American Society of International Law.
If you cannot attend this event in person, we now have a virtual link! You can watch it virtually here: https://vimeo.com/event/3271405
Here is the complaint in Seneca-Cayuga Nation v. Drummond (N.D. Okla.): 1 Complaint.pdfDownload Maybe time for some burn barrel protesting.
Here is the opinion in State of Alaska v. Federal Subsistence Board. Briefs here.
Wenona Singel and Rory Wheeler
VAWA Roundtable Discussion: Sentencing and the Value of a Pre-Sentence Report in Tribal Courts March 8, 2023 on Zoom Webinar 11-4pm ET | 10 -3pm
Here is the cert petition in Sulgrove v. Spokane Tribe: Sulgrove Petition.pdfDownload Here are the questions presented: Whether landowners, whose water use was exempted from
Here is the opinion in Two Eagle v. United States. The briefs: Two Eagle Opening Brief.pdfDownload US Answer Brief.pdfDownload Reply.pdfDownload
Here are the updated materials in Cayuga Nation v. Parker (N.D. N.Y.): 64 Meyer Third Party Complaint.pdfDownload 65 Parker Third Party Complaint.pdfDownload 75-1 Tribe Motion
Here is the stipulation in Williams & Cochrane LLP v. Quechan Tribe of the Fort Yuma Reservation (S.D. Cal.): 389 Williams and Cochrane v Rosette
Here is the order in JLLJ Development LLC v. Kewadin Casinos Gaming Authority (Mich. Cir. Ct.): CC – Order GENERIC ORDER – CIVIL-CRIMINAL-DOMESTIC – 21-000189-CB-C30
Here is the opinion in Sauk-Suiattle Indian Tribe v. City of Seattle. Briefs here. Impressionist painting of the removal of a state court complaint to
Here is the opinion in Merit Energy Company LLC v. Haaland. Briefs: Merit Opening Brief.pdfDownload Federal Brief.pdfDownload Merit Reply.pdfDownload Federal Reply.pdfDownload
Here is the report. 2022.12.15_alaska_findings_report_0.pdfDownload From the press release: The Department of Justice announced today that it found reasonable cause to believe that the State
Here are the new materials in Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians v. Haaland (formerly Bernhardt, Zinke, etc.) (D.D.C.): Time to rumble. 91 Sault
Here are the materials in Cherokee Nation v. Dept, of the Interior (D.D.C.): 106 Federal Motion to Dismiss.pdfDownload 107-1 Woommavovah Motion to Dismiss.pdfDownload 109 Shotton
California’s War of Extermination Against American Indians, led by the U.S. District Court of the Northern District Court of California Historical Society will take place
Here was yesterday’s order. Prior post here. Thinking if SCOTUS had some good frybread, they’d let Indian country have the nice things we deserve, like
Session 2: Consequences and Implications of the Supreme Court Case The panel of legal experts and academics will discuss the oral arguments in the HAALAND
Here are the materials in Tanner-Brown v. Haaland (D.D.C.): 1 Complaint 15 Motion to Dismiss 18 Opposition 19 Reply 21 DCT Order Granting Motion to
Here are the new materials in Maverick Gaming LLC v. United States (W.D. Wash.): 66 Amended Complaint.pdfDownload 68-1 Shoalwater Motion to Dismiss.pdfDownload 85 Shoalwater Bay
Here: Harvard Letter 2022-10-12.pdfDownload The report is here. What would the ancestors say?
Here. More DALL-E crazy.
After a two week trial, on September 30, 2022, a Montana court struck down as unconstitutional two state laws that hinder Native participation in the state’s
Here: Next session is December 1:
The Arizona Journal of Environmental Law and Policy at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law are taking submissions for upcoming issues.
Came across this short note in Indian Talk, a 1973 newsletter by and about Michigan Indians and a precursor to the original Turtle Talk, referencing
Here is the unpublished opinion in Hinmon v. Accohannock Indian Tribe: Unpublished Opinion.pdfDownload
VAWA Roundtable Discussion: Shared Tribal Experiences Under VAWA ’13 September 28, 2022 on Zoom Webinar 11-5pm ET | 10 -4pm CT | 9-3pm MT |
Here is the opinion in Vandecar v. Muscogee (Creek) Nation: Doc. 13, Order and Opinion, 08302022.pdfDownload
Here are the new pleadings in State of Oklahoma v. Dept. of the Interior (W.D. Okla.): 97 Oklahoma Motion for Summary J.pdfDownload 102 Interior Cross-Motion.pdfDownload
Order here. Blurb: Eleven years after the first edition of this book, labor and employment law in Indian country remains a critical battleground for tribal
Here: Navajo Opening Brief.pdfDownload US Brief.pdfDownload Other briefs TK. Lower court materials here.
This means that the United States is potentially liable under the Federal Tort Claims Act. Let the settlement negotiations proceed. Opinion in L.B. v. United
Here is the order: doc.-055-order-on-mtn-for-preliminary-injuction-granted-lower-brule-22cv3008-2022.08.11-004Download The decision acknowledges that the county’s current redistricting plan would dilute the voting power of the Native community and requires
Here is the opinion Chicken Ranch Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians of California v. State of California. Briefs here.
Here is the final order in Southcentral Foundation v. Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (D. Alaska): 352 DCT Order.pdfDownload Prior post here. Long running case,
Here is the Order denying the North Dakota’s Motion to Dismiss Turtle Mountain and Spirit Lake’s Complaint. order-denying-motion-to-dismissDownload The Tribes’ Release can be seen here.
Here is “Indigenous legal responses to hate incidents: A Coast Salish case study.” Sonny Assu. Amazing.
Here is the complaint in Lac Courte Oreilles Financial Services LLC v. Cane Bay Partners VI LLLP (W.D. Wis.): 1 Complaint.pdfDownload
Here are the briefs: Ormat Opening Brief.pdfDownload Tribe Principal Brief.pdfDownload Federal Answer Brief.pdfDownload Tribe Reply.pdfDownload
Violence Against Women Act Round Table Discussion Lessons Learned: Implementing VAWA ’22 Based on VAWA ’13 Hosted on Zoom, June 29, 2022, 11-5:30pm Visit www.vawaroundtable.com for more
Here: Amicus Brief – International lawyers – Case of the Indigenous Maya Qeqchi Agua Caliente Community v Guatemala.pdfDownload More details on the case here.
Here are the materials in Oshiro v. Washington State Housing Finance Commission: 1. 4-14-22 Petioners’ Emergency Motion for Discretionary Review 2022-06-08 23_21_41.pdfDownload 5. 4-18-22 Answer
Here are the materials in Seneca v. Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council Inc. (W.D. Wis.): 1 Complaint.pdfDownload 10 Motion to Dismiss.pdfDownload 14 Response.pdfDownload 15 Reply.pdfDownload 18
Gregory Bigler has posted “Foundations of Tribal Society: Art, Dreams, and the Last Old Woman,” published in the UCLA Indigenous Peoples’ Journal of Law, Culture