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 Skeet v. New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department: Department Opening Brief Answer Brief Reply Opinion A wolf protesting taxes I
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
Here. NDN badass, unrelated to the content of this article.
Here is the opinion in San Carlos Apache Tribe v. Beccera. An excerpt: A simplified example clarifies this scheme. Assume that a tribe administers a
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 are the materials in Meglitsch v. Southcentral Foundation (D. Alaska): 1 Notice of Removal 1-1 State Court Complaint 22 Southcentral Motion for Summary J
Here. Each side presented their oral arguments Wednesday to the U.S. Supreme Court for the most serious challenge to the Indian Child Welfare Act in
Morning Edition “ICWA doesn’t prevent an individualized assessment of the best placement for each child,” says Kathryn Fort, director of the Indian Law Clinic at
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
Ann Estin has posted “Equal Protection and the Indian Child Welfare Act: States, Tribal Nations, and Family Law,” forthcoming in the Journal of the American
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. The 16th Annual Rennard Strickland Lecture will take place on Monday, October 24th at 6:00pm in Room 175 of the William W. Knight Law
Announcing the 2022-2023 American Indian Law Review National Writing Competition This year’s American Indian Law Review national writing competition is now welcoming papers from students at accredited law schools in
Comic book here. Fletcher’s paper here: fletcher teaching indian law ssrn.pdfDownload
The 2022 NM State Bar Indian Law Section Annual CLE Conference will be held on Thursday, November 3, 2022, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
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:
Chief Judge Mike Petoskey in the healing fire room Chief Judge Petoskey in his office
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 are the materials in Eagle Bear Inc. v. Blackfeet Indian Nation (D. Mont.): 51 Eagle Bear 2d Motion for Injunction 54 Blackfeet Opposition 57
Here is the unpublished opinion in Hinmon v. Accohannock Indian Tribe: Unpublished Opinion.pdfDownload
Here: Clarkson Cert Petition Appendix Brief for the Respondents in Opposition to Petition for Writ of Cert. Just taking out the trash today.
Grant Christensen has posted “Getting Cooley Right: The Inherent Criminal Powers of Tribal Law Enforcement,” forthcoming in the UC Davis Law Review, on SSRN. Abstract:
Grand Christensen has posted “The Extradition Clause and Indian Country,” forthcoming in the North Dakota Law Review, on SSRN. The abstract: This article looks at
Grand Christensen has posted “Using Consent to Expand Tribal Court Criminal Jurisdiction,” forthcoming in the California Law Review, on SSRN. Navajo police officer photographed by
Register here. Description: Join ACS for our Annual Supreme Court Preview, part of our observation of this year’s Constitution Day. After the seismic decisions handed
Here are the materials in Suquamish Tribe v. Smith (W.D. Wash.): 1 Complaint .pdfDownload 1-3 Suquamish COA Opinion.pdfDownload 52 Suquamish MSJ.pdfDownload 54 Lexington MSJ.pdfDownload 62
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 Klamath Irrigation District v. Bureau of Reclamation. Briefs: Klamath irrigation Opening Brief Shasta View Opening Brief Hoopa Answer Brief Klamath
Here are the materials in Manago v. Cane Bay Partners VI LLLP (D. Md.): 90 Motion to Dismiss — Personal Jurisdiction 90-1 Memorandum 91 Motion
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
sp-7604 The question of qualified expert witness (QEW) has confounded the Alaska Court for years, and unfortunately the regulations and guidelines didn’t provide quite as
Here: Tribe Opening Brief.pdfDownload WPX Answer Brief.pdfDownload Lower court materials here.
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.
Here are the materials in Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation v. United States (D. Utah): 1 Complaint 35 US Motion to
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
Merits brief on behalf of the intervening tribes–Cherokee Nation, Oneida Nation, Quinault Indian Nation, Morongo Band of Mission Indians, Navajo Nation–in the Haaland v. Brackeen
Sherally Munshi has published “Dispossession: An American Property Law Tradition” in the Georgetown Law Journal. The abstract: Universities and law schools have begun to purge
Deadline is August 15 at 12pm EASTERN. If you are SIGNING ON for a tribe, email firstname.lastname@example.org. If you want to know if a tribe
Here is the opinion in Caremark LLC v. Chickasaw Nation. Briefs: Opening Brief.pdfDownload Answer Brief.pdfDownload US Chamber of Commerce Amicus Brief.PDFDownload Washington Legal Foundation Amicus
Fletcher has posted “Reflections on Professionalism in Tribal Jurisdictions,” a short paper prepared for a special issue of the Michigan Bar Journal. The abstract: In
Here is the complaint in Miccosukee Tribe v. EPA (S.D. Fla.): 1 Complaint.pdfDownload 1-1 Exhibits.pdfDownload
Here is the opinion in Casey v. Muscogee (Creek) Nation: Doc.-13-Order-and-Opinion-08012022.pdfDownload
Here is the complaint in Pueblo of Jemez v. United States (D.N.M.): 1 Complaint.pdfDownload NOT the post office. Also NOT the post office, but down
Kekek Jason Stark, Autumn L. Bernhardt, Monte Mills, and Jason A. Robison have published “Re-Indigenizing Yellowstone” in the Wyoming Law Review. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.
Here is the opinion Chicken Ranch Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians of California v. State of California. Briefs here.
Here is the opinion in Noem v. Haaland. Briefs here and here.
Here are the materials in Aquate II v. Myers (N.D. Ala.): 1 Complaint.pdfDownload 18 Motion to Dismiss.pdfDownload 27 Opposition.pdfDownload 31 Reply.pdfDownload 39 DCT Order.pdfDownload
Here are the materials in Ito v. Copper River Native Association: Ito Opening Brief.pdfDownload Ahtna’ T’Aene Nene’ Answer Brief.pdfDownload Reply Brief.pdfDownload US Brief.pdfDownload Alaska Brief.pdfDownload
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,
Featuring amazing scholars — Neoshia Roemer, Heather Tanana, Lauren Van Schilfgaarde, and Dean Elizabeth Kronk Warner.
Here is the order in Bird Industries Inc. v. Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation (D.S.D.): 30-dct-orderDownload Prior post with briefs here.
Kim Crenshaw’s African American Policy Forum is hosting it’s third Critical Race Theory Summer School and this year for the first time will have a
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.
Michael-Corey F. Hinton and Erick J. Giles have published “Eli-Tpitahatomek Tpaskuwakonol Waponahkik (How We, Native People, Reflect on the Law in the Dawnland)” in the
Here: U-20763_07-07-22 – Finalized.pdfDownload Elizabeth LaPensée Tribal brief here.
Here are the materials in City of Seattle v. Sauk-Suiattle Tribal Court (W.D. Wash.): 13 Motion to Dismiss.pdfDownload 24 Response.pdfDownload 29 Reply.pdfDownload 31 DCT Order.pdfDownload
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