Author Archives: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

Fred Baker Interviews Justice Cavanagh

Here. An excerpt:

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Rhode Island Supreme Court Rejects Narragansett’s Constitutional Challenge to 2011 Casino Act

Here is the opinion in Narragansett Indian Tribe v. State. An excerpt: The plaintiff, the Narragansett Indian Tribe (Tribe), appeals from the entry of partial summary judgment in the Superior Court in favor of the defendant, the State of Rhode Island … Continue reading

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New Scholarship on the Efficacy of Indigenous Community-Based Approaches to Restorative Justice in Alaska

Brian Jarrett and Polly E. Hyslop have posted “Justice for All: An Indigenous Community-Based Approach to Restorative Justice in Alaska” on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The current study reviews the comparative successes of two restorative justice programs in Alaska, … Continue reading

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NYTs Profile of Rez Ball at Navajo

Here is “Games on a Reservation Go By in a Blur.”

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NYTs: “Debate Over ‘Redskins’ as Nickname Trickles Down to Buffalo Suburb”

Here.

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in Consumer Financial Protection Board v. Great Plains Lending

Here: Great Plains Lending Opening Brief CFPB Answer Brief Reply TK Lower court materials here.

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Interior Solicitor’s Office Seeks Associate Solicitor for Water Resources

Here. A description: The Department of the Interior structures its SES positions in to categories to determine the minimum pay for each position. This is a Category 3 position. The minimum pay for this position is $155,705. Pay is set … Continue reading

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News Coverage of Drug-Related Banishments by Saginaw Chippewa

Here is “Traffic stop leads to heroin arrest.” And:”Two banished from Isabella Reservation before their day in court.” The tribe’s press release is here. The text: The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribal Council has taken a bold and proactive position today … Continue reading

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ILPC Event on March 30, 2015 — “Guiding Indian Law”

Here (PDF):

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Federal Reserve Bank — Minneapolis Job Posting

Here: Assistant Vice President – Indian Country Center An excerpt: Assistant Vice President – Indian Country Center General Description The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (the Bank) is looking for an assistant vice president to lead its Indian Country Center. … Continue reading

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