Category Archives: Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

Omaha Tribe Judge and Prosecutor Postings

Reposting upon request: 1.) POSITION                           :                   Chief Tribal Judge SALARY                               :                   Negotiable OPENING DATE                 :                   September 02, 2014 CLOSING DATE                  :                   Until Filled LOCATION                          :                   Omaha Tribal Court Omaha Tribe of Nebraska Macy, NE  68039

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Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn to Keynote MSU ILPC’s 2014 Annual Conference: “Dismantling Barriers in American Indian Education” — Nov. 20, 2014

We are pleased to announce that Interior Dept. Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn will serve as our keynote speaker for our 2014 annual conference. Anita Fineday will serve as our lunchtime speaker. Our agenda is as follows: November … Continue reading

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MSU ILPC to Host Dept. of Education School Environment Listening Tour for Native American Students — Nov. 19, 2014

The US Dept. of Education’s White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education will be conducting a listening session on Native American students’ educational environment. They will make a stop at MSU’s Kellogg Center Auditorium on Wednesday, November … Continue reading

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Third Circuit Holds NAGPRA Does Not Require Repatriation of Jim Thorpe’s Remains

Here is the opinion in Thorpe v. Borough of Jim Thorpe: Jim Thorpe Opinion [Update -- the clerk has withdrawn this version of the opinion for quality control.] An excerpt: Thorpe’s remains are located at their final resting place and … Continue reading

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Multi-Jurisdictional Law Enforcement Conference — November 5-7, 2014

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in State of Arizona v. Tohono O’odham Nation

Here: Arizona Brief Salt River & Gila River Brief TON Answer Brief Arizona Reply Brief Salt River & Gila River Reply Brief Lower court materials here.  

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Navajo Nation SCT Briefs and Materials in Tsosie v. Deschene

Here: The Supreme Court has issued an Order of Dismissal in Tsosie and Whitethorne v. Deschene, No. SC-CV-68-14. The Notice of Appeal is available here. Most of the briefs are here: SC-CV-68-14 Petitioners’ Brief on Jurisdiction SC-CV-68-14 Petitioners’ Brief on … Continue reading

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Tenth Circuit Briefs in State of Wyoming v. EPA (Challenge TAS Status to Wind River Reservation)

Here: Wyoming Opening Brief Response Briefs TK Agency materials here, here, and here.  

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Federal Tort Claim Arising on Colville Job Site May Proceed against US

Here are the materials in Farmer v. United States (E.D. Wash.): 14 US Motion to Dismiss 22 Opposition 27 US Reply 34 DCT Order An excerpt: Plaintiff seeks to recover damages for injuries sustained as a result of alleged negligence … Continue reading

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Seventh Circuit Briefs in State of Wisconsin v. Ho-Chunk Nation

Here: Ho-Chunk Nation Opening Brief NIGA Amicus Brief Wisconsin Brief Ho-Chunk Nation Reply Brief Lower court materials here.

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