Author Archives: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

TeenVogue: “The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Expires September 30, Leaving Indigenous Women Especially Vulnerable”

Here.

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LTBB Judge Profiled in New Book on Judging

Here is “Judges discover strength in pivotal decisions” from the National Catholic Reporter. The article reviews the new book, “Tough Cases: Judges Tell the Stories of Some of the Hardest Decisions They’ve Ever Made.”  

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DOJ Justice Manual — Indian Country Provisions

Earlier this week the Department of Justice replaced the US Attorneys’ Manual with the new Justice Manual. [Miigwetch to Chris Chaney for the tip.] Here: Indian Jurisdiction Indian Country—Introduction Criminal Resource Manual at 674 Investigative Jurisdiction Criminal Resource Manual at … Continue reading

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Sturgeon v. Frost II Background Materials

Merits Briefs: Petitioner’s Brief States’ Amicus Brief Respondents’ Brief Alaska Amicus Brief National Parks Conservation Association Amicus Brief Law Professors’ Brief Alaska Native Subsistence Users Amicus Brief Cert Stage Briefs: Cert Petition Alaska Amicus Brief in Support of Cert Petition … Continue reading

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Federal Court Dismisses NEPA Suit re: Osage Mineral Estate

Here are the materials in Persimmon Ridge LLC v. Zinke (N.D. Okla.): 18 Amended Complaint 21 US Motion to Dismiss 25 Persimmon Response 28 Reply 42 DCT Order

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Federal Court Allows FTCA Suit re: Navajo Nation Police Vehicle Accident to Proceed

Here are the materials in Stearney v. United States (D. Ariz.): 59 Amended Complaint 92 US Motion for Summary J 108 Response 118 Reply 119 DCT Order

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National Indian Law Library Bulletin (9/19/2018)

Here: The National Indian Law Library added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 9/19/18. Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin (contact us if you need help finding a copy of an article) https://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/lawreviews/2018.html HB-2951: Increasing services to report … Continue reading

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Federal Court Dismisses ICRA Habeas Petition Brought against Kewa Pueblo/Pueblo of Santo Domingo

Here are the materials in Aguilar v. Rodriguez (D.N.M.): 12 Objections 13 Motion for Immediate Release 16 Response to 13 18 DCT Order Prior post here.

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Oklahoma Bar Association Indian Law Section CLE Event(Oct. 12, 2018)

Here (PDF):

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Arizona SCT Oral Argument Video in Hopi Tribe v. Arizona Snowbowl

Here. Prior posts here.

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