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Fifth Circuit Briefs in Alabama-Coushatta Tribe v. United States — Land Claims Judgment Suit

Here: Alabama-Coushatta Opening Brief US Appellee Brief Alabama-Coushatta Reply Brief Lower court materials here.

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Federal Court Dismisses Billion Dollar Shinnecock Land Claims Suit

Here are the materials in Shinnecock Indian Nation v. United States (Fed. Cl.): 7 US Motion to Dismiss 10 Shinnecock Response 13 US Reply Shinnecock Indian Nation v. United States, No. 12-836, Slip Op. (Fed. Cl. Aug. 29, 2013) Complaint … Continue reading

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Federal Court Rejects Alabama-Coushatta Tribe’s Effort to Force US to Pay Land Claims Judgment

Here are the materials in Alabama-Coushatta Tribe v. United States (E.D. Tex.): US Motion to Dismiss Alabama-Coushatta Opposition US Reply MJ R&R Recommending Dismissal DCT Order Adopting MJ R&R We posted the complaint here.

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Second Circuit Affirms Reduced Attorney Fees for Bond Schoeneck Firm for Oneida Land Claims

Here is the mandate and order: CA2 Mandate and Order And the briefs: Bond Schoeneck Brief Oneida Brief Bond Schoeneck Reply Brief The lower court materials are here. News coverage here: Circuit Upholds Reduction ofAttorney Fees in Indian Case_Article

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Shinnecock Indian Nation Sues United States for $1.1Billion over Land Dispossession

Here is the complaint: Shinnecock Complaint

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Kawaiisu Tribe of the Tejon NAGPRA/Land Claims Dismissed

Here are the materials in Robinson v. Salazar (E.D. Cal.): Robinson v. Salazar 3rd Amended Complaint DCT Order Dismissing Robinson Clams  

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Kirsten Carlson on “Priceless Property” (Black Hills)

Kirsten Matoy Carlson has posted “Priceless Property,” forthcoming from the Georgia State University Law Review, on SSRN. Highly recommended! Here is the abstract: In 2011, the poorest Indians in the United States refused to accept over $1 billion dollars from … Continue reading

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Alabama-Coushatta Tribes Sues US for Failure to Pay Land Claims Judgment

Here is the complaint: Alabama-Coushatta Tribe v. United States

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Kawaiisu Tribe of Tejon Land and NAGPRA Claims Dismissed

Here are the materials in Robinson v. Salazar (E.D. Cal.): DCT Order on Salazar Motion to Dismiss Salazar Motion to Dismiss County of Kern Motion to Dismiss Tejon Ranch Motion to Dismiss Corrected Opposition to Tejon Ranch Robinson Opposition to … Continue reading

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Law Firm Brief in Appeal of Oneida Land Claims Attorney Fees Award

Oneida Atty Fees Appeal Brief The lower court materials are here.

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