Author Archives: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

UCLA Law Review Indian Law Issue

Here: CAROLE GOLDBERG 63 UCLA L. Rev. 1506 (2016) Download Article President Nixon’s Indian Law Legacy: A Counterstory Scholars of Federal Indian law have often celebrated President Richard Nixon for advancing tribal interests through legislation and policy initiatives. Far less attention … Continue reading

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Justice Ginsburg Talk at NM State Bar Meeting at Pojoaque Pueblo

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Fletcher (again) on ICWA in Cato Unbound

Here is “A Civics Lesson.” An excerpt: In legal analysis, facts matter, and so it is time to return to the war on facts in this series. Mr. Sandefur still tries to attack ICWA in the Alexandria P. matter, even … Continue reading

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Federal Court Dismisses Pipeline Condemnation Action under Rule 19, Tribal Immunity

Here are the materials in Enable Oklahoma Intrastate Transmission LLC v. 25 Foot Wide Easement (W.D. Okla.): 32 First Motion to Dismiss 33 Response to 47 45 Response to 32 47 Second Motion to Dismiss 48 Reply in Support of 32 … Continue reading

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National Indian Law Library Bulletin (8/18/2016)

Here: The National Indian Law Library added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 8/18/16. U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2016cta.html United States v. Lasley (Sentencing – Guidelines to Major Crimes Act) U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/2016dct.html Frank’s … Continue reading

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NYTs: “The Movement to Define Native American Cuisine”

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Title 25 of U.S. Code to be Reorganized

Here: Provisions from chapter 14 of title 25, United States Code, are being reorganized and transferred to three new chapters at the end of title 25 in order to improve the organization of the title. In addition, provisions from chapters … Continue reading

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St. Croix Ojibwe Enrollment Matter

Here is the opinion in Stoplman v. St. Croix Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin Tribal Council (St. Croix Tribal Court): ST CROIX TRIBAL ENROLLMENT DECISION News coverage here: “Judge orders reinstatement of St. Croix Tribe members.”

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Frank’s Landing Class II Gaming Suit Dismissed as to the NIGC; Other Defendants Remain

Here are the materials in Franks Landing Indian Community v. National Indian Gaming Commission (W.D. Wash.): 19 Motion to Dismiss 24 Response 27 Reply 29 DCT Order

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Federal Court Grants TRO against Standing Rock Members in SLAPP Suit related to Dakota Access Pipeline

Here are the materials in Dakota Access LLC v. Archambault (D.N.D.): 1 Complaint 4 Motion for TRO 7 DCT Order Granting TRO Related suit here.

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