Category Archives: Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

Ryan Zinke Out as Interior Secretary

Here.

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Tenth Circuit Decides Comanche Nation v. Zinke [Chickasaw Trust Land Acquisition]

Here is the unpublished order. Briefs here. Lower court materials here.

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Mother Jones: “Native Women Are Already Extremely Vulnerable to Domestic Violence. Congress Is About to Make It Worse.”

Here.

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Environmental Law Institute Two-Part Podcast on Climate Change and Indigenous Traditional Ecological Knowledge

Here is Traditional Ecological Knowledge in the United States: Contributions to Climate Adaptation and Natural Resource Management (Part I). Here is Traditional Ecological Knowledge and the Law: The Canadian Case (Part II).  

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National Indian Law Library Bulletin (12/12/2018)

Here: The National Indian Law Library added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 12/12/18. 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 Don’t take me out to … Continue reading

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Cayuga Indian Nation Prevails in Tax Immunity Dispute with Seneca County

Here are the materials in the long-running Cayuga Indian Nation v. Seneca County (W.D. N.Y.): 58 Cayuga Motion for Summary Judgment 60-5 Seneca County MSJ 62 Cayuga Reply 67 Seneca County Reply 76 DCT Order Prior posts here.

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Ninth Circuit Decides California Valley Miwok Tribe v. Zinke

Here is the unpublished opinion. Briefs here. Oral argument video here. Lower court materials here.

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Washington COA Rejects Tribal Vendor’s Tax Assessment Challenge

Here are the materials in Everi Payments Inc. v. Washington State Dept Of Revenue: 507919 Appellant’s Brief 507919 Respondent’s Brief 507919 Reply Brief D2 50791-9-II Published Opinion Lower court materials here.

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Tenth Circuit Briefs in Caddo Nation of Oklahoma v. Wichita and Affiliated Tribes II

Here: Appellant Brief Response Brief Reply Case tag here.

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Eleventh Circuit Rejects Seminole Tax Claims on Claim Preclusion Grounds

Here is the unpublished opinion: Opinion Here is an excerpt: The question in this appeal is whether the doctrine of claim preclusion bars the Seminole Tribe of Florida (the “Tribe”) from again challenging the imposition of a Florida state tax on utility … Continue reading

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