Author Archives: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Pottawatomi Seek Corporate Counsel for Economic Development Arm

Here: MBPI LLC LEGAL RFP

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New Book — Jill Doerfler’s “Those Who Belong”

Jill Doerfler has published “Those Who Belong: Identity, Family, Blood, and Citizenship among the White Earth Anishinaabeg.” Michigan State University Press did the honors. This is very exciting! An important moment in the study of Anishinaabe law and modern tribal membership.

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UCLA School of Law Symposium — The Next Frontier in Federal Indian Law:  Building on the Foundational Work of Carole E. Goldberg

Save the Date! February 5, 2016 This Symposium will focus on cutting edge issues in federal Indian law and, in so doing, celebrate the 40+ year career of Jonathon D. Varat Professor of Law Carole E. Goldberg.   Federal Indian law, … Continue reading

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Federal Court Issues Injunction Ordering IHS to Fund Navajo Health Foundation—Sage Memorial Hospital

Ah, it’s a little old, but here are the materials in Navajo Health Foundation – Sage Memorial Hospital, Inc. v. Burwell (D. N.M.): 17 Motion for PI 36 Response 41 Reply 62 DCT Order Granting PI An excerpt: The Court held … Continue reading

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Federal Court Decides Matter Involving ERISA and Tribal Court Jurisdiction

Here are the materials in Life Insurance Company of North America v. Hudson Insurance Company (E.D. Okla.): 16 Motion to Dismiss 18 Response 19 Reply 20 DCT Order An excerpt: LINA argues that tribal exhaustion does not apply to an ERISA … Continue reading

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Federal Court Denies Town’s Motion for Injunction against Blackfeet Tribe Officials in Utility Dispute

Here are the materials in Town of Browning v. Sharp (D. Mont.): 127 Motion for PI 129 Response 131 Reply 150 Magistrate Report 153 Objections 155 Reply to Objections 157 DCT Order Denying PI Prior post here.

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Citizen Potawatomi Nation Demand for Arbitration against Oklahoma and Governor Fallin

Here: 2704764 – CPN-OTC Demand for Arbitration An excerpt: The Citizen Potawatomi Nation (“Nation” or “Claimant”), a federally-recognized Indian tribal government, hereby demands arbitration of a dispute between the Nation and the State of Oklahoma (“Oklahoma” or “Respondent”). The Nation seeks: (1) … Continue reading

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Federal Court Dismisses Employment Suit against San Manuel

Here are the materials in Harris v. San Manuel Band of Mission Indians (C.D. Cal.): 17-1 Motion to Dismiss 19 Opposition 22 DCT Order

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Sixth Circuit Materials in Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort v. NLRB

Here are the briefs: Saginaw Chippewa Brief NLRB Brief Saginaw Chippewa Reply Brief Law Profs Amicus Brief NCAI Amicus Brief Ute Mountain Ute Amicus Brief C hickasaw Nation Amicus Brief Oral argument audio here.

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Rosette Firms Seeks Experienced Litigation Attorney for Arizona Office

Here: 2015 04 27 EXPERIENCED INDIAN LAW ATTORNEY

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