Category Archives: Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

Ninth Circuit Briefs in Rabang v. Kelly (Nooksack RICO Matter)

Here: 6 – Defendant-Appellants’ Opening Brief 11 – Plaintiff-Appellees’ Answering Brief More posts here.  

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Tribal Supreme Court Webinar Today at 2PM Eaastern

Please Join the Tribal Supreme Court Project for the Webinar, “Indian Country, the Supreme Court, and the Long Conference” – Monday, September 25, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern On September 25, the United States Supreme Court will hold its “long … Continue reading

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St. Regis Mohawk Brief in Patent Litigation

Here is the brief in the matter captioned Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. v. Allergan Inc.: Tribe-Motion-to-Dismiss-IPRs

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Canada PM Trudeau at UN on First Nations Relations

Here. An excerpt from the statement summary: Statement Summary:  JUSTIN TRUDEAU, Prime Minister of Canada, recalled that, throughout his country’s history, it had worked hard to achieve its ambitions at home and elsewhere in the world. Canada was built on … Continue reading

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Upper Skagit Prevails over Suquamish in Ninth Circuit U&A Fishing Territory Appeal

Here is the opinion in Upper Skagit Indian Tribe v. Suquamish Indian Tribe. An excerpt: In this treaty fishing rights case, the Upper Skagit Indian Tribe (“the Upper Skagit”) filed a Request for Determination as to the geographic scope of the Suquamish … Continue reading

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Michigan State NALSA Students + Allies Advocate in Favor of Eliminating Indian Mascots from State Schools

Here: Television coverage here.

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Oklahoma En Banc Petition in Murphy v. Royal

Here: State En Banc Petition Panel materials here.

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National Indian Law Bulletin (9/21/2017)

Here: The National Indian Law Library added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 9/21/17. U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2017-2018update.html Petition was filed in Upper Skagit Indian Tribe v. Lundgren (Tribal Sovereign Immunity) on 9/11/17. Read the latest Tribal … Continue reading

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Tenth Circuit Dismisses Challenge to Hydraulic Fracking Rule as Unripe

Here is the opinion in State of Wyoming v. Zinke.

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“ND Judges Trying to End Program Allowing Out-of-State Lawyer to Represent Water Protectors” UPDATE: Notice of Comment – Petition to Terminate the Special Provision of Legal Services

From Democracy Now, here. Update with Notice of Comment (docs here, too) 20160436_O2 20160436_ptf2

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