Author Archives: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

SCOTUS Denies Cert in Lewis Tein PC v. Mikkosukee

Here is yesterday’s order list. Petition stage materials here.  

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TICA Webinar on Dealing with Difficult Clients TODAY

Here. Today’s presentation will feature my favorite two difficult clients, Vernon Big Chief and Sheldon FiveBulls (Miigwetch to the 1491s for permission to use screenshots from their video “Master Debaters” — sadly only one of “The Three Ps” will be … Continue reading

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Thanks to ASU ILP for Hosting Me Yesterday!

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Nottawaseppi Huron Band Potawatomi Supreme Court Pics (Sparty in the House)

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News Coverage on IHS Nominee

Roll Call: “Questions Could Derail Confirmation of Trump’s Indian Health Nominee” Mother Jones: “Trump Nominee Appears to Have Practiced a Wee Bit of Resume Inflation” WSJ: “Trump Nominee to Lead Indian Health Services Faces Claims of Misrepresentation” Esquire: “Checking in … Continue reading

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Todd Hembree Commentary in EdWeek about the Cherokee Opioid Matter

Todd Hembree has published “Fighting the Opioid Epidemic at Its Source” in EdWeek.

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Eid & Goldtooth on Navajo Juvenile Justice Law

Troy A. Eid and DeAnna Goldtooth have published “’Children Are Sacred’:  Applying Navajo (Dine’) Fundamental Law to Strengthen Juvenile Justice” at 62 The University of South Dakota Law Review 728 (2017). The draft manuscript is here.

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NYTs News Profile of Uranium Mining at Bears Ears

Here is “Uranium Miners Pushed Hard for a Comeback. They Got Their Wish.“

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Gregory Ablavsky on Indian Law and Legal History

Gregory Abalvsky has posted “History, Power, and Federal Indian Law” on Process, the blog of the Organization of American Historians, The Journal of American History, and The American Historian. An excerpt: Indian law is not unique in involving judicial uses of history. But not only … Continue reading

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D.C. Circuit Affirms Interior Trust Acquisition for North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians

Here is the opinion in Stand Up for California! v. Dept. of Interior: Stand Up Opinion Briefs here.

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