Author Archives: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

2018 TICA/MSU ILPC Panel #4: Filling the Pipeline

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2018 TICA/MSU ILPC Conference Panel #3: World Justice Project Rule of Law

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2018 TICA/MSU ILPC Conference Panel #2: Effective Partnering with Your Federal Trustee

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2018 TICA/MSU ILPC Conference Panel #1: Tribes, Treaties, and Time

A truly outstanding panel

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Federal Court Allows Former Tribal Health Employee’s Suit to Proceed against Feds

Here are the materials in Goss v. United States (D. Ariz.): 1 Complaint 17 Tribal Motion to Dismiss 21 US Motion to Dismiss 28 Response to 21 29 Response to 17 32 US Reply 33 Tribal Reply 34 DCT Order

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in FMC Corp. v. Shoshone-Bannock Tribes

Here: FMC Opening Brief Tribal Appellee Brief FMC Reply Prior posts here.

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Student Scholarship on the Allergan/Mohawk Case

Seth W. R. Brickey has published “Rent-A-Tribe: Using Tribal Immunity to Shield Patents from Administrative Review” in the Washington Law Review. Here is the abstract:  In 2017, Allergan Pharmaceuticals entered into an agreement with the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe (SRMT). Allergan … Continue reading

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Federal Court Dismisses Challenge to Duckwater Shoshone Tribe Election

Here are the materials in Thompson v. United States (D. Nev.): 6 Complaint 10 Tribal Defendants MTD 13 Amended Tribal MTD 20 DCT Order Dismissing US 26 Motion for Reconsideration 28 DCT Order

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in Begay v. Office of Navajo and Hopi Relocation

Here: Opening Brief Answering Brief Lower court materials in Begay v. Office of Navajo and Hopi Relocation (D. Ariz.) here: 1 Complaint 44 Begay MSJ 58 US Response 60 Begay Reply 64 US Reply 66 DCT Order

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Bob Anderson on Indigenous Rights to Water and Environmental Protection

Robert T. Anderson has published Indigenous Rights to Water & Environmental Protection in the Harvard Civil rights-Civil Liberties Law Journal. an excerpt: This article examines the rights of Indian nations in the United States to adequate water supplies and environmental protection for … Continue reading

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