Author Archives: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

Bill Rice to Deliver Eighth Annual William C. Canby Jr. Lecture: “A Modicum of Justice: Incorporating the United Nations’ Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) into Federal Indian Law”

Here:

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Job Posting for Executive Director for the Indiana Native American Indian Affairs Commission

Here: Ex Dir INAIAC

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1842 Ojibwe Treaty Meeting at Lac Vieux Desert

Participants: Lac Vieux Desert, Lac du Flambeau, Mole Lake, St. Croix, Red Cliff, Fond du Lac, Keweenaw Bay, Bad River, Lac Courte Oreilles Here:

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Kirsten Carlson’s “Congress and Indians”

Kirsten Matoy Carlson has published “Congress and Indians” (PDF) in the University of Colorado Law Review. Here is the abstract: Contrary to popular narratives about courts protecting certain minority rights from majoritarian influences, Indian nations lose in the United States … Continue reading

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Wisconsin COA Briefs in Tribal Immunity Matter

Here are the briefs in Harris v. Lake of the Torches Resort & Casino (Wis. App.): Harris Opening Brief Tribal Response Brief Harris Reply

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Materials in PACT Act & CCTA Claim in New York

Here are the materials in State of New York v. King Mountain Tobacco Co. (E.D. N.Y.): 142-5 Delbert Wheeler Motion to Dismiss 143 New York Response 147 New York Response 149 Delbert Wheeler Reply 151 DCT Order

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Federal Court Decides Walker River Paiute NAHASDA Funding Allocation Challenge

Here are the materials in Walker River Paiute Tribe v. HUD (D. Nev.): 18 Walker River Paiute Motion for Summary J 21 HUD Response & Cross Motion 27 Walker River Paiute Reply 31 HUD Reply 40 HUD Supplemental Brief 41 … Continue reading

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Second Circuit Rejects Schaghticoke Land Claims

Here is the unpublished opinion in Schaghticoke Tribal Nation v. Kent School Corp. Inc.: Schaghticoke CA2 Opinion An excerpt: Ultimately, the district court concluded that the evidence submitted by STN was insufficient to satisfy the Montoya standard requiring that the … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Materials in Tulalip Tribes v. State of Washington — Gaming Compact Dispute

Here are the briefs: Tulalip Opening Brief Samish Amicus Brief Washington Brief Tulalip Reply Oral argument audio here. Lower court materials here: 13 Tulalip Motion for Summary J 20 Washington Response 28 Tulalip Response 29 Tulalip Reply 30 Washington Reply … Continue reading

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Little Traverse Bay Bands Odawa Court Administrator Posting

Here (Court Administrator ad 12-12-2014):

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