Author Archives: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

Ned Blackhawk in the NYTs on the Sand Creek Massacre

Here is “Remember the Sand Creek Massacre.“

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Fredericks Peebles Seeking Transactional and Governmental Attorney

Here (PDF): Transactional and Tribal Government Attorney Join our growing Firm……….                                                                                                                                         Fredericks Peebles & Morgan LLP is a nationwide law firm dedicated to the representation of American Indian tribes and organizations. We represent tribes and tribal entities in a wide … Continue reading

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New York Court of Appeals Finds Seneca-Owned Company Not Cloaked with Tribal Immunity

Here is the opinion in Sue/Perior Concrete and Paving v. Lewiston Golf Course Corp. An excerpt: Defendant Lewiston Golf Course Corporation (Lewiston Golf) is an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of the Seneca Nation of Indians, a federally recognized Indian tribe. … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Briefs and Oral Argument Audio in EXC Inc. v. Jensen

Here is the oral argument audio. Here are the briefs: Opening Brief Navajo Nation Amicus Brief NCAI Amicus Brief EXC Answer Brief Jensen Reply Lower court materials here.

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National NALSA is Recruiting Judges for the 2015 Moot Court Competition

Here is the recruitment letter: Letter to Recruit Juges for Moot Court UPDATE — Also an email from the NNALSA board: Greetings Friends and Colleagues, The NALSA Chapter at the University of Arizona College of Law was chosen to host … Continue reading

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Eleventh Circuit Briefs and Updated Materials in IRS Subpoena Controversy with Miccosukee

Here are the appellate materials in United States v. Billie: Miccosukee Opening Brief US Appellee Brief Reply Brief TK District court materials: 19 Miccosukee Response to Summons 21 US Reply 26 DCT Order Enforcing Subpoena 31 Miccosukee Motion to Stay … Continue reading

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Federal Govt. Sues Osage Wind over Wind Energy Turbine Excavations

Here is the complaint in United States v. Osage Wind LLC (N.D. Okla.): 2 Complaint An excerpt: In this civil action, the United States seeks a preliminary and a permanent injunction and a declaratory judgment that the ongoing excavation activities … Continue reading

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Habeas Petition Filed at Nez Perce

Here are the materials in Cunningham v. Carlin (Nez Perce Tribal Court): Cunningham Habeas Petition Cunningham Habeas Affidavits and Exhibits Set 1 Cunningham Habeas Exhibits Set 2 Cunningham Habeas Exhibits Set 3 Audio files are available, too — contact Quanah … Continue reading

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Tribal In-House Counsel Assn. & MSU ILPC Announce 2015 Conference — Call for Proposals and Save and Date — November 5-6, 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS & SAVE THE DATE *** 12th ANNUAL MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY INDIGENOUS LAW CONFERENCE & INAUGURAL TRIBAL IN-HOUSE COUNSEL ASSOCIATION LAW CONFERENCE @ MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF LAW INDIGENOUS LAW AND POLICY CENTER NOVEMBER 5-6, 2015 EAST … Continue reading

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