Author Archives: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

Michigan Tribal Judges Invited to MDTC “Meet the Judges” Event (Oct. 2, 2014)

Here is a link to the event. Registration form here.

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WaPo Invites Comments and Info: “Fact checking the new Web site, ‘RedskinsFacts.com’”

Here.

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Second Circuit Affirms Cayuga Immunity from Seneca County Tax Foreclosure Relying on Bay Mills Decision

Here are the materials in Cayuga Indian Nation v. Seneca County: Seneca County Opening Brief Cayuga Indian Nation Brief Seneca County Reply New York AG Brief US DOJ Brief CA2 Opinion The syllabus: Appeal from a district court order preliminarily … Continue reading

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Blast from the Past: 2009 MSU ILPC Report on the History of Michigan Tribal-State Relations

Five years ago, we at MSU conducted a study of what became an oral history of modern Michigan tribal-state relations under a contract with the National Congress of American Indians. Our former students did all the work — Alicia Ivory, … Continue reading

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Michigan Federal Court Orders Debtor to Abritration against Western Sky

Here are the materials in Narula v. Delbert Services Corp. (E.D. Mich.): 11 Motion to Dismiss 14 Response 17 Reply 18 DCT Granting Motion to Dismiss An excerpt:   Because the Court determines that the forum-selection clause does not apply … Continue reading

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Second Federal Court Suit to Stop Fort Berthold Tribal Court Suit against Oil Company

Here are the materials in EOG Resources Inc. v. Johnson (D. N.D.): 1 Complaint 1-1 Tribal Court Summons

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Federal Court Suit to Stop Fort Berthold Tribal Court Suit against Oil Company

Here are the materials so far in Kodiak Oil & Gas (USA) Inc. v. Burr (D. N.D.): 1 Complaint 1-1 Amended Tribal Court Complaint 1-2 Tribal Resolution

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Witness List and Written Testimony in July 23 SCIA Hearing on Indian Gaming

Here: Witnesses: The Honorable Paul A. Gosar Representative-United States House of Representatives The Honorable Raul M. Grijalva Representative-United States House of Representatives Panel 1 The Honorable Kevin Washburn Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs-United States Department of the Interior View Testimony Mr. Jonodev … Continue reading

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Shadow Report on the Texas-Mexico Wall to U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Race Discrimination

Here: Shadow Report February 2014 Texas-Mexico border wall request-FINAL SUBMISSION USA1March2013

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Yakama Office of Legal Counsel Seeks Director

Job Posting – Director of Yakama Nation Office of Legal Counsel The Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation is seeking a Director for the Office of Legal Counsel to serve as the lead counsel to the Yakama Nation Tribal Council, … Continue reading

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