Category Archives: Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

Turtle Talk Poll — The Enduring Legacy/Aftermath of Santa Clara Pueblo v. Martinez

Santa Clara Pueblo v. Martinez is patently one of the two or three most important and perhaps controversial Supreme Court decisions affecting Indian nations and Indian people. In light of Steve Russell’s four part ICT series, we wonder what Turtle … Continue reading

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Washington Supreme Court Affirms Constitutionality under State Law of Tribal-State Tax Agreements

Here is the opinion in AUTO v. State of Washington: 897344 Briefs here.

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Earthjustice’s Northern Rockies Office Seeks Associate Attorney and Summer Law Clerks

Earthjustice’s Northern Rockies Office Seeks Associate Attorney and Summer Law Clerks Earthjustice’s Northern Rockies Office in Bozeman, Montana, is currently accepting applications for an associate attorney to begin no later than Fall 2016, and law clerks for Summer 2016. Earthjustice … Continue reading

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Civil Rights Suit against Nisqually Jail Officials Dismissed for Failure to Exhaust Tribal Remedies

Here are the materials in Hardie v. Nisqually Corrections Superintendent (W.D. Wash.): 18 Nisqually Motion to Dismiss 22 Magistrate R&R 25 DCT Order

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Montana Legal Services Association Litigation Director and Indian Law Staff Attorney Posting

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Eleventh Circuit Briefs in Longo v. Seminole Indian Casino-Immolakee (Title VII Claim)

Here: Longo Brief Seminole Brief Reply TK Lower court materials here.

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Individual Native Hawaiian Complaint against Hawaii re: Telescope Plans on Mauna Kea

Here is the complaint in Amsterdam v. State of Hawai’i (D. Haw.): 1 Complaint

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Eleventh Circuit Holds Florida’s Rental Tax is Preempted by Federal Indian Law, but Not Utility Tax

Here is the opinion in Seminole Tribe of Florida v. Stranburg. An excerpt: Benjamin Franklin said, “[I]n this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” He was almost right. As this case illustrates, even taxes … Continue reading

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Pueblo of Pojoaque Job Posting

Pueblo of Pojoaque General Counsel – Governmental Affairs The Pueblo of Pojoaque is accepting applications for a General Counsel to provide a full range of legal services requiring substantial knowledge and understanding of the Pueblo and its businesses, and a … Continue reading

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Indian Law Job at Interior Solicitor’s Office

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